Recently fire authorities in Houston, Texas apparently found a body whilst damping down a forest fire. Tragic, but nothing ultra extraordinary about the circumstances you might think. This particular body however was puzzlingly dressed in a full wet suit, complete with scuba tanks, flippers, face mask … the full works.
It transpired that the poor diver had been snorkelling off the coast, some 10 miles from the seat of the fire when the local Fire Service had called for helicopter support to dump sea water on to the raging flames.
You guessed it …... One minute our intrepid Jacques Cousteau wannabee was innocently doing what scuba divers do; the next he was being scooped up and involuntarily flown inland to be dumped on the forest fire…… water and all !