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There were red faces at the City of Montreal Fire Dept last week (2 weeks ago) after one of its statiosn burnt down as a result of efforts to stave off a y2k disaster. The blaze started after fire crews left a pan of chips on the stove and rushed off to asnwer a local call. The fire dept had cleverly installed a breaker swith designed to shut down its stations cookers when firefighters responded to a call, however it s was disabled whenthe city made its y2k checks. The Montreal firefighters union says more than half the city's fire stations face the same problem.
-- Sir Richard (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 10, 1999
Thanks Richard. However, this is about the umpteenth time this has been posted. :)
-- Servant (email@example.com), December 10, 1999.
yeh but we're a little bit backward over here, you have to make allowances
-- Sir R (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 10, 1999.
Thanks Richard I didnt see this before I must have missed it. I am keeping a journal on all this Y2K stuff for my grandchildren.
-- Susan Barrett (email@example.com), December 10, 1999.
Sir Richard can post from across the pond.
-- Diane J. Squire (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 10, 1999.