Firefighters in drag extinguish truck fire before St. Patrick’s Day parade – LOL! Posted on March 28, 2012 by Thom Prentice By Jeanne Moos (CNN) – This is something you don’t see every day. A macho pair of firefighters in ball gowns putting out a fire. The video is burning up the internet. If you think fighting a car fire could be a drag, imagine fighting a car fire in drag. [Reporter]: “Did you realize you were fighting a fire in a dress?” “It kind of dawned on me when we were in the middle of fighting it,” said firefighter Ted Aubart. And when did it dawn on Ben Terhaar? “I remember looking over to my right and seeing people with cell phones up to their face. And I thought, Oh my gosh,” he said.