Front-Loader Plays Firetruck To Help An On Fire Car In Flood Waters

  06/06/2017


When your cars on fire but also up to the door in flooded water, it leaves you in a tight spot. And that’s exactly what happened to Nikki Carmona when she drove her Mercedes through a flooded street in Dallas after ignoring the flooded road warning, according to local station WFAA.

She stayed in the car until the water rose to hip height and then when smoke started pouring from the hood she decided it was time to bail. She was able to get to the side of the road but it was the employees at nearby machinery company, Bane Machinery that headed the other way. The general manager hopped into a front-end loader and scooped up some of the floodwaters along the way to dump onto the car to put the fire out before the fire department could get there. Bet for once she was happy to see construction equipment on the road.

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