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You just can’t beat the thumb on the end of the hose. Neighbor keeps battling even after firefighters arrive. Video from Missouri.

Click the image for an extensive photo gallery from the fire by Missourian.com

Click the image for an extensive photo gallery from the fire by Missourian.com

 

This is from Washington, Missouri at around 3:30 this morning in the 1200 block of West Seventh Street.

Watch what happens at 13 seconds into the video. A shirtless neighbor steps in with a garden hose to help out despite the firefighters already moving in.  

Read more about the fire and the narrow escape of the children and adults who lived there.

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  • Anonymous

    Haha If Jerry Engle was not in jail I would have thought he squireled another call

  • http://www.kentland33.com/ Tom Kelleher

    Haha If Jerry Engle was not in jail I would have sworn

  • dave statter

    You know, I was about to write that in the original post, but I thought I would let someone else say it first.

    Dave Statter

  • Texas Gordo

    Kudos to the neighbor for deploying the green line. He actually had quite the reach with that thumb of his.

  • Robert Kramer

    He was doing nearly as good from the yard as the firefighters were.

  • Anonymous

    at first I thought it might have been Jay, but then I looked and he had a normal haircut and he wasn’t all up in the camera afterward telling everyone about all the rescues he made.