IJMC - French Fire Fighting
Those French, they do everything so well. Ok, I'll admit, this could have
happenned to anyone...I mean, what engineer developing something like
this would ever think...yiiieeee. -dave
This will make you feel guilty for laughing so hard...
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"Response to a wildfire on the south of France's Cote d'Azur was
billed as a marvel of modern fire-fighting technology. Two
specially-built flying boats zoomed in, skimmed the waters of the
Mediterranean, scooping vast amounts of water into their belly
tanks, and then dropped the water on the hillside fire. All was
jolly and the wine flowed freely until a body was found in the
"The coroner found that the gentleman had apparently fallen from
a great height, suffering serious injuries before being burned to
death. The report further noted that the victim was wearing a
bathing suit, snorkel, and swim fins."