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Filthy smokers asked to clean up their act

By johnboy 11 January 2013 45

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) and ACT Policing are urging smokers to dispose of cigarette butts appropriately, especially during elevated fire danger weather forecast in the ACT over the next few days.

A TOTAL FIRE BAN is in place for the ACT until midnight with SEVERE fire danger conditions expected.

The ESA has received reports of people witnessing smokers throwing cigarette butts out of their car windows during the EXTREME fire danger we experienced in Canberra on Tuesday.

Smokers are strongly urged to not throw cigarette butts out of the window of a vehicle or anywhere which could spark a fire including footpaths, medium strips, sporting fields, grassed areas, gardens, reserves and bushland.

If a fire starts at the forecast fire danger level of SEVERE, it may become uncontrollable and move quickly.

If you witness someone throwing a cigarette butt out of the window of vehicle windows and a fire starts ring Emergency Triple Zero (000) immediately.

7:55 AM

[Courtesy ESA]

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thebrownstreak69 9:31 am 14 Jan 13

Instant Mash said :

As a smoker, how hard is it to use the damn ashtray in your car?

I once asked a smoker this exact question. The answer? Because it’s dirty and makes the car stink.

Instant Mash 3:34 pm 13 Jan 13

As a smoker, how hard is it to use the damn ashtray in your car?

And if you don’t have one, it’s not hard to find a Coke can or something. Throwing ciggie butts in this weather is downright moronic.

AsparagusSyndrome 1:40 pm 13 Jan 13

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot said :

Hey guys, we’re now on the second page of a smoking thread on the Riot Act, and I’ve yet to see the phrase “work camps”, or “final solution”.

The lynching is still operating on a grassroots level.

Did you know smokers were responsible for 9/11?

Damn dirty smokers. You won’t find a more vile, ugly, morally corrupt gang of heathens… on the Riot Act…

You’d better be careful, or your straw man might catch fire.

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot 1:04 pm 13 Jan 13

Hey guys, we’re now on the second page of a smoking thread on the Riot Act, and I’ve yet to see the phrase “work camps”, or “final solution”.

The lynching is still operating on a grassroots level.

Did you know smokers were responsible for 9/11?

Damn dirty smokers. You won’t find a more vile, ugly, morally corrupt gang of heathens… on the Riot Act…

Basilbrush 11:54 am 13 Jan 13

To the young female driving a Mazda 3 – BTO 26D on Southern Cross Drive at 11.30am today……..why did you throw your cigarette out the window when there are so many fires already. No brains………

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