Firefighters battle fire in drag

Posted at 9:37 PM, Mar 22, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-22 22:03:20-04

This is something you don't see every day; a  macho pair of firefighters in ball gowns putting out a fire.

If you think fighting a car fire could be a drag…imagine fighting a car fire in  drag.

But the fire fighters didn't have much choice. The Sedan, Minnesota Volunteer Fire Department has a float in the St. Patrick's day parade in a nearby town.

The firefighters dressed up to promote a beauty pageant they hold every year as a fundraiser. But when a pickup truck caught fire, they leaped into action.

Even if it meant fighting not just the fire, but also the falling straps on Ted Aubart’s gown.

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