Hose Tenders...British Style
This is fetch...
Which is a hose tender...however, the neat part is it's pick-up mechanism:
And for those of us who look at a pond across a field...and have a choice try to lay cross lots and risk getting the pumper stuck, or drive around the block to the pump but have a much longer lay:
More info at: http://www.angusfire.co.uk/fr_menu.htm