Archive for June 6, 2017
The afternoon news announced that a number of fire trucks were responding to a late afternoon fire at a local lake. As the flames burned, many neighbors wondered if the fire crew would tap into the lake water for the difficult battle. In a later television interview, however, the fire chief at the scene of the still hot ashes explained that the fire protection water storage tanks that were delivered to the scene were far more effective than dragging hundreds of feet of heavy hoses down to the water and then pumping that water back up to the flames.
The fire official went on to explain that one of the reasons they made the decision to call in so many