How do firefighters spend their downtime? Over in Russia, the answer is by creating the latest in firefighting technology.
A firehouse--which, we'll assume, was having a very slow day--created this fire hose hovercraft and posted a video of it in action on YouTube.
The device utilizes six powerful fire hoses and some type of platform to create a makeshift hovercraft. The firefighter has trouble balancing at first, but eventually finds his balance and his path to water-hovering glory, some 10 feet above the ground.
We're still not sure how he would steer the thing. Or, you know, how it could be used in an emergency.
Russian firefighter turns hoses into hovercraft