The volunteer fire department arrived in a dilapidated old fire truck.
They drove straight towards the fire and stopped in the middle of the
flames. The volunteer firemen jumped off the truck and frantically
started spraying water in all directions. Soon they had snuffed out the
center of the fire, breaking the blaze into two easily controllable
The farmer was so impressed with the volunteer fire department`s work
and so grateful that his farm had been spared, that he presented the
volunteer fire department with a check for $1,000.
A local news reporter asked the volunteer fire captain what the
department planned to do with the funds.
"That should be obvious," he responded. "The first thing we`re gonna
is get the brakes fixed on that stupid fire truck."
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