Florida Man Mistakenly Pumps Gas onto the Deck of His Boat

Mistakenly inserting a fuel nozzle into a fishing pole slot, a Florida man pumped $60 worth of gasoline onto the deck of his boat and the ground of a gas station, fire rescue officials said.

  • Published 3 February 2020

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mistakenly inserting a fuel nozzle into a fishing pole slot, a Florida man pumped $60 worth of gasoline onto the deck of his boat and the ground of a gas station, fire rescue officials said. The incident happened Monday in the Orlando area, Orange County Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said on Twitter. The gas flowed from the fishing pole hole and onto the deck of the 24-foot (7.3 meters) boat.… Read at AP News