• fire started inside the local chemical plant

    From a425couple@21:1/5 to All on Fri Jan 25 11:49:03 2019
    Blake Gardiner
    January 3 at 4:07 PM

    One dark night outside a small town in north eastern Montana, a fire
    started inside the local chemical plant and in a blink of an eye it
    exploded into massive flames.
    The alarm went out to all the fire departments for miles around.
    When the volunteer fire fighters appeared on the scene, the chemical
    company president rushed to the fire chief and said, "All our secret
    formulas are in the vault in the center of the plant.
    They must be saved. I will give $50,000 to the fire department that
    brings them out intact."
    But the roaring flames held the firefighters off.
    Soon more fire departments had to be called in as the situation became desperate.
    As the firemen arrived, the president shouted out that the offer was now $100,000 to the fire department who could bring out the company's secret
    From the distance, a lone siren was heard as another fire truck came
    into sight.
    It was the nearby Norwegian rural township volunteer fire company
    composed mainly of Norwegians over the age of 65.
    To everyone's amazement, that little run-down fire engine roared right
    past all the newer sleek engines that were parked outside the plant.
    Without even slowing down it drove straight into the middle of the
    inferno. Outside, the other firemen watched as the Norwegian old timers
    jumped off right in the middle of the fire fought it back on all sides.
    It was a performance and effort never seen before.
    Within a short time, the Norske old timers had extinguished the fire and
    had saved the secret formulas.
    The grateful chemical company president announced that for such a
    superhuman feat he was upping the reward to $200,000, and walked over to personally thank each of the brave fire fighters.
    The local TV news reporter rushed in to capture the event on film,
    asking their chief, "What are you going to do with all that money?
    "Vell," said Ole Larsen, the 70-year-old fire chief, "Da first thing ve
    gonna do is fix da brakes on dat focking truck!

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