How Canada puts out a traffic accident fire........

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  1. vikingBerserker

    vikingBerserker Well-Known Member

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    I would really be interested to know how a road-grader got tangled up with a semi truck...
     
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    It musta been pretty remote where it happened!
    That's terrrrific!
     
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    The video is courtesy of "Humber Paving" which is located in Corner Brook Newfoundland.

    MM
     
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    Saw that video a while back, it was said to be in northern Alberta, 50 miles from a fire truck. That 415 Superscooper carries 6000 litres of water! That's like 1300 US gallons or thereabouts.
    Loads in 12 seconds from pretty small lakes. It and the older 215 are the only purpose-built water bombers being built in the world.
     
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    Exactly what I was thinking, remote location where getting an aircraft there was probably faster than a truck..cool video
     
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    Wonder how the bombadier saw that thru his Norton sight:)
     
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    That's the way to do it!
     
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    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Cool video! Certainly effective.

    Indeed!
     
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    That's how you do it! Bring a gun to a gun fight darn it!:lol:
     
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