Texas firefighter uses beer to put out tire blaze

1/10/2014

   HOUSTON (AP) - An off-duty Houston firefighter made the best of his resources when trying to put out a truck tire fire: He used beer the rig Has hauling.

   Fire Capt. Craig Moreau and his wife were driving home Monday night after a trip to Austin when they came upon an 18-wheeler on fire. Moreau and the trucker, whose brake problems started the fire, tried using a small extinguisher.

   Moreau says he thought the fire was out, but then noticed the blaze had flared up after crawling under the truck to check.

   The firefighter then asked the driver what he was hauling. When he learned it was beer, he had his solution.

   Both men began shaking and spraying cans of beer on the blaze, and the fire went out.


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