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    “Why does fire flicker?” Like, it gets randomly brighter and darker.

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    Material burning in the vapors

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    Pixies and fairies getting caught in the flame when they fly through it causing it to burn brighter.
    I am now a past chief and the views, opinions, and comments are mine and mine alone. I do not speak for any department or in any official capacity. Although, they would be smart to listen to me.

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    Because the stream hits different areas as it is moved
    Bring enough hose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiefKN View Post
    Pixies and fairies getting caught in the flame when they fly through it causing it to burn brighter.
    It also explains the burnt marshmallow smell.
    So you call this your free country
    Tell me why it costs so much to live
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    Quote Originally Posted by L-Webb View Post
    Because the stream hits different areas as it is moved
    Wwhhaatt??
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    Quote Originally Posted by tajm611 View Post
    Wwhhaatt??
    I was being a smart .... Ever hit a fire with a line that is not large enough.. the fire will darken down but as soon as you move the stream it comes right back
    Bring enough hose.

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    Why ask why? Drink Bud Dry!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiefKN View Post
    Pixies and fairies getting caught in the flame when they fly through it causing it to burn brighter.
    It don't hurt them? Toasted Pixies sounds like a new breakfast cereal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller337 View Post
    It don't hurt them? Toasted Pixies sounds like a new breakfast cereal.
    Wasn't that a new wave band in the 80's?
    I am now a past chief and the views, opinions, and comments are mine and mine alone. I do not speak for any department or in any official capacity. Although, they would be smart to listen to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nozzle nut 22 View Post
    Why ask why? Drink Bud Dry!!
    Thank you for that 20-year-old ad campaign reference!
    "Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiefKN View Post
    Wasn't that a new wave band in the 80's?
    I don't know about that, but it was definitely one of the colors my wife wanted to paint the den.
    So you call this your free country
    Tell me why it costs so much to live
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    Quote Originally Posted by L-Webb View Post
    I was being a smart .... Ever hit a fire with a line that is not large enough.. the fire will darken down but as soon as you move the stream it comes right back
    yeah....no.
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    Oh my bad it must be nice to always have enough water.
    Bring enough hose.

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    I have no idea what you're saying. The first comment wasn't explained by the second and the retort had nothing to do with either of them. But.... have a good day.
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