When a community scrapes together taxpayer dollars to buy a new fire truck, it reasonably expects to get one eventually. Such was not the case for communities that placed orders with Elite Fire Apparatus.
Sometimes yachts need to be taken out of the water to be moved from place to place. In order to make that happen, a crane is often needed.
U.S. Coast Guard officials are saying that there may be a connection between last week's fake Jersey Shore maritime distress call and a similar hoax call they received in Galveston, Texas last month.
The U.S. Coast Guard rushed to rescue 21 survivors from the motor yacht Blind Date this afternoon after receiving reports that it had exploded and sunk 17 miles due east of Sandy Hook, N.J.
Sure, it's just a concept, but if someone has envisioned this aircraft carrier of stupidity, this 508-foot epitome of naff, I'm sure it will be built by some Russian or Arab rich guy. And I can only hope I'm invited.