Egoy3k: Wow that guy's quick reaction time saved him an awful lot of scarring and pain.
Hot Carl To Go: Fire extinguisher did not exactly work wonders there.
Kyosuke: Scarier (but not related to the incident above):[a1.vsoh.com image 640x480]Yeah, let's stand in the flowing river of gasoline and take pictures.
LET'S DO THIS!
LavenderWolf: Stop drop and roll generally won't do fark all for you if you are covered in a flammable substance. You can't roll over and put it all out, and it will all just re-light.What you need to do, if ever covered in fuel and lit on fire, is cover yourself with something non-flammable. Big dirt pile nearby? Water? Fire blanket? Anything you can find.
panfried: Didn't say who the fatality was, assuming the driver who struck the pump.
you_idiot: LavenderWolf: Stop drop and roll generally won't do fark all for you if you are covered in a flammable substance. You can't roll over and put it all out, and it will all just re-light.What you need to do, if ever covered in fuel and lit on fire, is cover yourself with something non-flammable. Big dirt pile nearby? Water? Fire blanket? Anything you can find.When I was a boyscout at 11, I was at a camp where another scout was playing with a cup of naptha camp fuel. He was dribbling it from a cup into a fire. The flre, of course, leaped up the stream of fuel and the cup bust into flames. Instead of being intelligent and dropping the cup, he decided to save his 20 cent plastic cup and fling the fuel behind him ... where I was standing. Believe me, you don't think about "stop drop and roll" when you're on fire. I think someone tackled me and got the flames out, I barely remember because I went in to shock and felt like I had been dipped in a frozen lake, but at least the pain stopped. That cost me a month in the burn isolation unit and four years of wearing burn scar compression garments (like bike shorts). Luckily, he didn't burn my balls off, but the skin on my thighs were (still are) gone. At day 20 or so, they cut strips of skin off the other side of my legs to graft onto the gaping wounds of my legs. Concequences for the other kid? He never apologized, I'm guessing he lied about it, then forgot about it, unlike me as I've had those scars for 30 years now.So ... "Stop drop and roll" is hard enough to think about when you're on fire...finding a nice pile of dirt of blanket is out of the question. In fact, for a kid anyway, the only thought is "OMFG this hurts so much" and you are just running by reflex ... running away from people who are trying to catch you and throw you to the ground to help you.This is so sad that this happened to this man. For me as a kid, I spent years wondering if I had just been somewhere else, if I'd been to the left or right or nowher ...
Egoy3k: Egoy3k: Wow that guy's quick reaction time saved him an awful lot of scarring and pain.Wow never mind I went back to RTFA sounds like he's farked. I looked like it was just his leg and he got it out fast.
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