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Topic # 147395 18-Jun-2014 09:30
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If you catch on fire is it still best to just stop, drop and roll or has something better been developed?




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  Reply # 1068148 18-Jun-2014 09:33
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Lol I was just waiting for a "Urgent Replies Appreciated please" :-)



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  Reply # 1068163 18-Jun-2014 09:37
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Moss: 

 

Subject: Fire. Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to inform you of a fire that has broken out on the premises of 123 Cavendon Road... no, that's too formal.

 

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Fire - exclamation mark - fire - exclamation mark - help me - exclamation mark. 123 Cavendon Road. Looking forward to hearing from you. Yours truly, Maurice Moss.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1068187 18-Jun-2014 09:48
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Post on Facebook and wait for help?

(I'd suggest Google+ but then help would never appear)





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  Reply # 1068189 18-Jun-2014 09:51
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Remember to take a selfie first.







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  Reply # 1068199 18-Jun-2014 10:08
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solaybro: Remember to take a selfie first.


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  Reply # 1068200 18-Jun-2014 10:09
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Moss: 

 

Subject: Fire. Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to inform you of a fire that has broken out on the premises of 123 Cavendon Road... no, that's too formal.

 

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Fire - exclamation mark - fire - exclamation mark - help me - exclamation mark. 123 Cavendon Road. Looking forward to hearing from you. Yours truly, Maurice Moss.

 


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  Reply # 1068201 18-Jun-2014 10:10
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@NZFireService ?

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  Reply # 1068207 18-Jun-2014 10:26
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Virgil: Lol I was just waiting for a "Urgent Replies Appreciated please" :-)




This has to be the funniest quote I have seen in 2014, well done!

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  Reply # 1068210 18-Jun-2014 10:29
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Youtube video think of the number of hits

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  Reply # 1068234 18-Jun-2014 10:34
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Don't forget to tweet it, and tweet the selfie :)




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  Reply # 1068258 18-Jun-2014 10:46
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Now come on people this is serious.

There are two other options to Stop, Drop and Roll.

The Hose Belt. (Well done to Vodafone for pushing this new 'life saving' device in their advertisements!)

The Personal Belt Mounted Fire Extinguisher.

Both ready to go wherever and whenever you ignite!

Otherwise (and in all seriousness), stick to the Stop, Drop and Roll or where possible wrap the person in a Fire Blanket (or large wet/damp blanket if that's all that's availabile)

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  Reply # 1068263 18-Jun-2014 10:50
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If you're outdoors, find a camp site and wait to get rained on.




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  Reply # 1068279 18-Jun-2014 10:59
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solaybro: Remember to take a selfie first.


While singing "Ohhhhhhhh, I'm on fire" by Mr Springsteen. tongue-out




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  Reply # 1068581 18-Jun-2014 15:34
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The only one time I caught fire, I was kneeling beside the camp cooker on the DOC hut steps when my mate pointed out that my cargo pants pocket was alight. Before I had time to tweet, croon to the tune of a Springsteen, snap a selfie, compose a letter, stop, drop, or roll. I had slapped the fire out with an open palm, the only remaining evidence of the fiasco being a 20mm dia hole in my trou.

TL; DR yes - there are alternatives to stop drop and roll.

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