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BOFH: Their bright orange plumage warns other species, 'Back off! I'm dangerous!'

Chris G Silver badge

I used to have a few mates who were firemen in East London, one of them told me about a shout to attend a factory fire.

The fire was in an office where there was one double socket that had, IIRC a PC,a printer, a kettle, a walkie talkie battery charger and a fan heater connected to it via multi plug adapters.

Unsurprisingly the wiring eventually gave up and burst into flames it set a box of old files alight along with a box of new nylon mesh orange hi-vis vests that produced a lot of toxic smoke, the office had no fire extinguisher but had a sign on the door saying Health & Safety!

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