Burning Car : M1 North Bound nr Scrathwood Services : UK

Imag e d escrip t io n :
T oday I ended up helping a dr iv er r ather than s hooting ……. I was watc hing a New Yor k
City y ellow c ab dr iv er c hanging a wheel bec aus e of flat …… he was an elder ly c hap s
eemed to be s tr uggling a little s aid he felt weak bec aus e he was fas ting ……. s o I nev er
ended up with a s ho of the tax i with the wheel off …… bec aus e by that s tage I was doing it
for him ….. :­ ) ) …… Reminded me of this inc ident abov e but the othe way r ound …….. I
s hot this pic tur e abov e the day befor e I c ame bac k to the US ……. I was jus t das hing up
to v is it my folk s in the Midland befor e leav ing the UK ………… As I dr ov e nor th I s aw
s mok e and flames c oming fr om a c ar on the har d s houlder of the M1 ……. no emer genc
people wer e ther e ……. no one els e was s topped the c ar s eemed be jus t bur ning with no
one ther e …… I as s umed the dr iv er was s till ins id
…….. I pulled up jumped out r an ov er to the c ar …….. then a man c alled to me fr om the
top of the bank …….. it was his c ar he as s ur ed me n one els e was ins ide ……… it had
jus t s tar ted bur ning as he dr ov e along ……….. s o he had pulled up got out …….. and
phoned the fir e br igad fr om the s afety of the top of the gr as s bank ……. in that minute of
s peak ing the c ar s tar ted to r eally bur n ……. it would be plain s illy to attemp to appr
oac h it if it wer e not c r itic al to s av e a life …….. s o ther e was nothing to do but tak
e a few pic tur es s o I took the c amer as fr om my c a and made a few fr ames ……. ev entually
the c ops tur ned up….. and the fir e br igade……… s o i thought I ought to r oll …… or
r ather they thought ought to r oll :­ ) ) ) hehehehe…….. In that one I had ex pec ted to help
and not s hoot …….. in this one today I had ex pec ted to s hoot and not hel
…….. but things don’t alway s wor k out as y ou ex pec t :­ ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Cheer s J ez
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Har v .! @ J uly 21, 2013, 6:22 am
wow that is a v er y odd thing…… i r emember his r epor ting…… all that c ontr ov er s y
about his por tr ay al of the gener al…… now i didn’t ev en r eliz e he had died nev er mind in
s uc h an unex plained way …….. wow s er ious ly tr agic ….. :­ ( ( ( ( (

Cheer s br o J ez XXXXXXXXX

jez blog ny c :­ ) ) XXX @ J uly 21, 2013, 1:34 pm
Nic e one that y ou s topped to c hec k Mate… T oo many people nowaday s jus t look and ignor e
things …` Not my pr oblem` tends to be the attitude,s hame,bec aus e it might be them nex t
time..Stay Safe Br o
PaulS @ J uly 21, 2013, 8:42 am

 

Yes …. I don’t k now if u r emember this on my blog a c ouple of y ear s bac k ……..
http://www.jez blog.c om/index .php?s howimage=732
……. I r emeber ed that day imediately I s aw this c ar ……… I k new that time I was not
ther e in time to hav e done any thing other than jus t watc h lik e I did …….. I k new by the
time I had s topped and look ed at thaty bur ning c ar it was alr eady way too late ……. but I
had wis hed I had got ther e ear lier …….. it s eemed s o ter r ible to hav e been c los e by
while s he bur ned to death and I did wonder if other s might hav e done mor e befor e the fir e r
eally took hold ………. I wis hed I c ould hav e been ther e ear lier ……. I wis hed that day
had gone differ ently ……… when I s aw this c ar it was jus t in the ear ly s tages of bur
ning ther e was s till time ……. I k new that……. I thought it will be differ ent this time
…… I r us hed up to that c ar ……. but I c an tell y ou I was s o glad the dr iv er was alr
eady out no need for a dr amatic r es c ue …… I k new ther e was s till may be 30 s ec onds or
a minute befor e it was a pr oper fir eball and I was glad to be able to r etr eat …….. I would
not tak e thos e k ind of r is k s to attempt to s av e a bur ning c ar no way …… but I think
if ther e is a c hanc e to s av e the dr iv er ……. well in the ear ly s tages its got to be wor
th it…… I would lik e to think may be s omeone would tr y to do the s ame for me ……… I
think I wr ote this abov e mor e c as ually than I felt at the time ……. my adr enaline was
pumping as I appr oac hed the c ar I was think ing about how to put the fir e out if their c
lothes wer e on fir e blah blah…….. I c an tell u I was r eally glad t r etr eat and happily
tak e out a c amer a hehehe………

Cheer s br o J ez XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
jez blog ny c :­ ) ) XXX @ J uly 22, 2013, 12:53 am

I was going to us e my “Is that my Vaux hall Viv a?” gag again, but I’v e us ed it thr ee times
on this blog alr eady . I’ll hav e to think of s omething mor e or iginal.

Lee @ J uly 21, 2013, 4:23 pm

I dont think i woulda got away with pulling this on my mighty mar k 1 es c or t …… this ev
entuality was one of the few things it was ins ur ed agains t …….. they woulda thought thats
far too c onv ienient a thing to happen to it…….. they woulda s melt a r at for s ur e …….
iv e ac c identally had this happen to one or two r ental c ar s ……. u k now when u s ee c ar s
bur ning on the news in G az a or Belfas t or wher e hav e u …… mos t of thos e c ar s at one s
tage had been r ented by me :­ / :­ ) …… c aus ed a bit of a pr oblem with r enting fr om Her
tz wor ldwide for a while ……. but it has n’t happened for a good while now …… touc h
wood……. or may be I s hould r eac h for s omething s lightly les s flamable :­ ) ) ) ) ) ) ) )
) ) ) ) XXXXXXXXXX

Cheer s br o J ez XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
jez blog ny c :­ ) ) XXX @ J uly 22, 2013, 12:24 am
PS……. unbeliev able its a Mer c ??????????

jez blog :­ ) ) XXX @ J uly 25, 2013, 12:42 am
Yeh, I r emember that Mate.. Mus t be v er y diffic ult being in that s ituation..J us t happy with
this ones outc ome…Stay Safe Br o..x x x
PaulS @ J uly 22, 2013, 1:20 pm

Cheer s br o…… s tay s afe y our es elf be c ar eful nev er to us e thos e c heapo fak e par ts
on y our bik e either a fir e between y our legs at s peed c ould be way tr c k y :­ /// :­ ) ) ) )
J ez XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
jez blog :­ ) ) XXX @ J uly 25, 2013, 12:41 am

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