Firefighter Racing is the Best Almost-Motorsport To Exist

So I was bored on a Friday night, and I saw an ad in the paper for some sort of firefighting competition at a local firehall. I'd previously noticed that this firehall had what appeared to be a drag strip on the premesis, so for the $4 admission fee I went to check it out. Here's what I found: » 7/25/14 10:37am Friday 10:37am

Airport Fire Truck Versus Military Flamethrower: Who Wins?

The E-One Titan Force fire truck is one of the fastest in the fleet, and can spray 25 gallons of water per second from its pair of front-mounted turrets. Then again, a Marine welding an M-9 flamethrower can unleash a 3,500ºF rail of inferno with the push of a button. Which device will establish dominance? » 5/12/14 10:08am 5/12/14 10:08am

PETA Wants To Put Bikini-Clad Vegans On Baltimore Fire Trucks

A Baltimore City Councilman wants to put advertisements on the city's fleet of fire trucks in order to ease their massive debt. Self-aggrandizing alternative ad agency People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA) wants to help by buying the first round of ads. Of course, since it's PETA, there's a mostly… » 4/23/12 10:30am 4/23/12 10:30am