If you’re going to call something a firetruck, should its sole purpose really be to extinguish flames? That’s like a food truck driving around and disposing of people’s lunches. It just doesn’t make any sense, which is why YouTube’s PeterSripol upgraded a toy firetruck with a functional flamethrower so that at least…
It’s a tank! It’s a train! It looks a little like both, but the Omsktransmash СПМ is actually a 60-ton fire fighting vehicle. You know, for when something like a warehouse full of explosives goes up in flames. No, really, that’s this machine’s primary mission designation.
Pets are cute! But very helpless, especially so during times of emergency. So what happens when they're stuck in a fire and suffering from smoke inhalation and, well, need oxygen? Fire trucks in Denver are starting to get pet-specific oxygen masks to pump that good stuff into them.