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Bin fire on Petrie Plaza

By johnboy - 6 June 2011 6

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AndyM has sent in a bunch of pictures taken on Petrie Plaza on Saturday night with this note:

Saturday night saw me out looking for the firemonkey twirlers, but I guess their own fire wasn’t enough to keep them warm. Disappointed, I walked back along Petrie Plaza and spotted without much effort, a bin readily ablaze.

Well, better than nothing…

After a bystanders half hearted effort with what looked like a Dry Chemical Powder extinguisher, The Fire Brigade arrived and liberally doused it.

Job done.

Here’s the full slideshow:

UPDATE: And in quick work the bin was being removed this morning when we checked on it.

workers and blaze bin

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6 Responses to
Bin fire on Petrie Plaza
me4free 7:08 pm 14 Jun 11

eily said :

How many workers does it take to remove a bin?

Five.

One to sweep and four to stand around posing for the camera.

Not funny…

Gareth 3:04 am 11 Jun 11

I’m sorry did you just imply that firetwirlers decided to engage in mindless destruction of civic property?
Because if so then we just wont come out anymore.

cross 12:22 pm 06 Jun 11

Please please promise you won’t use that most overused and annoying Americanism
“bunch of”
Pleeeeease

johnboy 10:07 am 06 Jun 11

We seem to have many AndyM’s

andym 10:01 am 06 Jun 11

Nice photos but not from me JB.

eily 10:00 am 06 Jun 11

How many workers does it take to remove a bin?

Five.

One to sweep and four to stand around posing for the camera.

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