PRECIOUS CARGO: Semi Fire Extinguished With Beer

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Sometimes fighting a fire takes a little creativity.

That was the case this week for Texas firefighter Craig Moreau this week.

While driving he noticed a semi-truck on fire and pulled over to help. Once the small fire extinguisher in the semi ran out, the truck driver stepped in with an idea.

beer fire“He told me ‘beer! It’s all beer in the back!’ and I was like, ‘uh, ok, well maybe we can – not unload it, but use it.’ With about a half-case of tall boys we finally got the flames knocked down,” Captain Craig Moreau  of the Houston Fire Department said. “It was a good thing.”

The half-case of beer did the job helping save the rest of the precious cargo on the truck.