Boater Puts Out Fire in Awesome Way

New Zealanders capture makeshift firefighting on video
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 29, 2012 4:48 PM CST

No firefighters around when your boat goes up in flames? How about hiring this freethinker to douse it with a speedboat "and look like a badass doing it," reports Gizmodo. Bystanders with a video camera recorded the flaming boat at Lake Lyndon in New Zealand but apparently just stood around and watched. One of them even dissed the boater's makeshift firefighting technique, saying, "F--k that" and "What are you doing?" But by the look of it, the boater's four passes did accomplish something: putting out the fire. (More firefighter stories.)

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