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 Post subject: Royal Marines set fire to barracks with flares.
PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:15 pm 
Rock Ape
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Hi,

"Royal Marines set fire to barracks with flares after night on the booze."

See https://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/u ... ks-2693557

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"Royal Marines set fire to their barracks - by firing military flares though windows - after a night on the booze, according to reports.

The Sun has published videos and photographs of the incident, involving troops from 45 Commando, at RM Condor near Arbroath in Scotland.

It reports that military top brass are furious about the incident, which started a fire that had to be put out by firefighters.

Insiders claim it is the second fire at 45 Commando’s base this month. Video shows a kitchen, lounge and other rooms blackened by smoke - which has reportedly left at least half dozen rooms 'wrecked'.

"Light fittings have been melted by heat, while an entire corridor has been taped off for repairs," writes The Sun.

A source told The Sun: “The damage runs into thousands of pounds. Top brass are furious. It looks like a night of drinking got way out of control.

The Royal Navy has confirmed the incident is under investigation, reports the news website.”
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I`ve done some daft things but this takes the biscuit.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:07 am 
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Sometimes disciplined troops are needed and sometimes they can be undisciplined...

We've all gone "outside norms" but nowadays the "norm" is at pussy level...

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:26 am 
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I thought being part of the Navy they would just be drinking pink gins. :sarcasm: :fight:


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 Post subject: Re: Royal Marines set fire to barracks with flares.
PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:42 am 
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Er , Umm ..Highly Trained troops can be high spriited and stuff . Shit weather, accomodation and facilities may just have contributed to the " Lets Kill The Bunkhouse and burn the rats out of the kitchen ", type scenario . With stolen flares ,no less :eek: . No casualties ... .Apart from rats and festering furnishings , and outraged Zobs that fear that thousands of pounds went up in smoke , as did their disiplanary command over specialist troops that wont be fucked about with after being "Third Rated " ,as far as accomodation , facilities and diversions are concerned .
Sounds familiar somehow :)


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