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Giant goat-cheese fire closes Norwegian roadway for six days
Chuck Simmins posted this elsewhere, but it's a 'must see' item!
27 metric tons of flaming goat cheese burned inside a Norwegian road tunnel, closing nearly two miles of the road for six days. Brunost, a Norwegian cheese considered a delicacy, was being shipped in a truck that caught fire.
"This high concentration of fat and sugar is almost like petrol if it gets hot enough,"
Posted by:Glenmore

#16  Opa!
Posted by: linker   2013-01-23 21:18  

#15  This story makes me feel Blue.
Posted by: Capsu78   2013-01-23 21:09  

#14  The website describes Brunost as having a "slightly salty and surprisingly sweet flavor with a hint of goat about it."

Now we know why some middle-eastern folks think Norway is a great place to live.
Posted by: Mullah Richard   2013-01-23 16:49  

#13  Now we just need 50 tons of toasted bread...
Posted by: Rob Crawford   2013-01-23 15:48  

#12  Yet another thread filled with cheesy puns.
Posted by: SteveS   2013-01-23 15:42  

#11  or 3 tons of lutefisk.
Posted by: Frozen Al   2013-01-23 13:54  

#10  Could be worse. Could be three tons of flaming pickled herring.
Posted by: Muggsy Mussolini1226   2013-01-23 13:04  

#9  That fire sounds like it was a munster.
Posted by: Nimble Spemble   2013-01-23 12:43  

#8  I might have to be neutral, wholly Swiss, in such a flame war to avoid a melt down.
Posted by: swksvolFF   2013-01-23 12:23  

#7  "This high concentration of fat and sugar is almost like petrol if it gets hot enough"

Ima thinkin 'Norwegian napalm', or CAE (Cheese-Air Explosive).
Posted by: Pappy   2013-01-23 12:14  

#6  Fondue, anyone?
Posted by: Deacon Blues   2013-01-23 12:14  

#5  Let's not start a flame war, swksvolFF
Posted by: lotp   2013-01-23 12:03  

#4  Don't let them wax your rind Besoeker, I thought the joke was cultured.
Posted by: swksvolFF   2013-01-23 11:45  

#3  And open the window to air things out. LOL
Posted by: lotp   2013-01-23 10:53  

#2  Besoeker - go to your room! :)
Posted by: GORT   2013-01-23 10:01  

#1  Flaming Brunost, not so gouda. :-(
Posted by: Besoeker   2013-01-23 09:57