We (meaning “I”) are always on the lookout for “hot” stories.
The common denominator in all these types of stories is of course fire.
Fire fighters are highly trained individuals who selflessly risk their lives protecting their fellow citizens from conflagrations ranging from out of control camp fires to fully engulfed skyscrapers. Fire fighters are men and women who are blessed with an inordinate amount of courage and fearlessness
And, on occasion, Dumbassery.
There was a group of fire fighters in Washington going through some routine training exercises, staying on top of the latest in firefighting techniques and technology as well as sharpening their mad firefighting skillz.
Except this training exercise turned out to be anything but routine.