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Video: 'Firefighter Style,' 'Gangnam Style' parody

The Pa. firefighters do their own rendition of viral South Korean hit

By FireRescue1 Staff

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Video shows Pa. firefighters performing their own rendition of the viral South Korean hit "Gangnam Style" by PSY.

The South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Company firefighters reenact the hit video in full gear with their own firefighting tweaks, dancing atop their firehouse and fire truck, performing a fake car extrication and spraying their fire hoses.

The firefighters made the video in honor of Fire Safety Month, reminding viewers to be mindful of cleaning chimneys and furnaces and checking smoke alarm batteries.

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Alain Duane Alain Duane Tuesday, October 16, 2012 11:22:42 AM hahahahahahahahaha! this is pretty funny!
John Dixon John Dixon Tuesday, October 16, 2012 11:28:25 AM outstanding
Christian Henriquez Flores Christian Henriquez Flores Tuesday, October 16, 2012 11:29:41 AM Jajaja...estos Bomberos son unos loquillos o no Julio Jorquera Victor Henriquez Flores Eduardo Andres Ojeda Alvarado Jonathan Almonacid Francisco Almonacid Juan Pablo Fuentes Gonzalez Eduardo Llancal jejejejeje.
Nicole Guinn Nicole Guinn Tuesday, October 16, 2012 11:30:15 AM this is amazing.. I really wish that my fire department would of came up with something like this.
Theo Kurowski-Belleau Theo Kurowski-Belleau Tuesday, October 16, 2012 11:32:28 AM love it, this should be on America's Got Talent. Good job and stay safe brothers.
Kurtis Cook Kurtis Cook Tuesday, October 16, 2012 11:34:28 AM Pretty good!
Sue Whyatt Sue Whyatt Tuesday, October 16, 2012 11:36:13 AM Absolutely brilliant lads, love it. Wonder if I can get station interested in doing this.
Steve Dean Steve Dean Tuesday, October 16, 2012 11:40:39 AM can you say "volunteers?"
Patricia Cookson Patricia Cookson Tuesday, October 16, 2012 11:43:12 AM lmfao! Too Funny! <3 you guys!
Betty St.yves Betty St.yves Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:00:29 PM awesome...loved it....
Jason Johnson Jason Johnson Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:07:44 PM My fire Rescue class is working on this dannce, as well but excluding any of the sexually provocative dancing. I think this is very well done but steps over a lot of boundries. The dances they chose to do now reflect bad on the rest of us.
Chad Haag Chad Haag Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:14:47 PM Sweeet!
Michael Shannon Michael Shannon Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:25:39 PM Great Video!
Zack Mitchell Zack Mitchell Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:45:07 PM Too Funny!
Christine Anne Christine Anne Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:04:57 PM LMAO this is awesome!
Mike Hartman Mike Hartman Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:05:54 PM Funny shit there!
Jaime Adasme Pinilla Jaime Adasme Pinilla Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:31:04 PM jejejejejejeje
Jessica Lambert Jessica Lambert Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:50:14 PM to funny love it.
Mike Whitsel Mike Whitsel Tuesday, October 16, 2012 2:04:51 PM This was a funny video.
Austin Brake Austin Brake Tuesday, October 16, 2012 2:42:39 PM Very inappropriate...paid or volunteer does't matter.
Terry Handel Terry Handel Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:11:43 PM I bet a paid Department would have had disciplinary actions for this video...... *shakes head*
Terry Handel Terry Handel Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:12:04 PM Oh, and this video was just awesome!
Kim Strniste Kim Strniste Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:12:32 PM Awesome, still lmao
Terry Handel Terry Handel Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:13:12 PM You must be one of those guys with no sense of humor and always reprimanding your subordinates if they're not acting like mindless automatons.
Terry Handel Terry Handel Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:15:01 PM And another reason why society needs a better sense of humor. We're too dang sensitive these days... sad really.
Raymond Porter Raymond Porter Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:34:26 PM Leave it to the fire fighters to come up with a new and better method each year to get the Fire Prevention Week message out to the public. These guys should be commended, and it is FUNNY AS HELL! Of course I only had 25 years as Chief of Department to form this opinion.
Jollene Alexander Pechin Jollene Alexander Pechin Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:57:13 PM I thought it was awesome! I would loved one of my neighboring companys to do something like this!
Gustavo Leite Gustavo Leite Tuesday, October 16, 2012 5:02:15 PM good work
Stephanie Cottingham Jennings Stephanie Cottingham Jennings Tuesday, October 16, 2012 8:02:36 PM All I can sayis awesome! lol shake it boys!
Austin Brake Austin Brake Tuesday, October 16, 2012 8:43:13 PM Not upholding a professional, positive image of one's dept and the fire service is inappropriate. I'm all for having fun but this should have been kept internal.
Steve Dean Steve Dean Tuesday, October 16, 2012 9:34:16 PM what city
Robin Wronski Robin Wronski Tuesday, October 16, 2012 10:04:01 PM Can you say awesome? C'mon...it was very creative and had me laughing. :) I don't live anywhere near them, but I am donating to their house! They get an A+ from me. :)
Aaron Harwood Aaron Harwood Wednesday, October 17, 2012 4:46:16 AM g.c's
Jason Jones Jason Jones Wednesday, October 17, 2012 5:57:45 AM Well,,,, I guess the production was pretty good, way to many homo overtones. You can see the volys budgets have not been hit like most the country's paid depts. I give it a 8.
Steve Dean Steve Dean Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:13:05 AM lol
Jonica Gravitte Potts Jonica Gravitte Potts Wednesday, October 17, 2012 9:07:47 AM awesome
Ania Budner Ania Budner Wednesday, October 17, 2012 12:15:06 PM mhmmm:>
Alex Perez Alex Perez Wednesday, October 17, 2012 12:34:26 PM Made my day.
Terry Handel Terry Handel Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:02:51 PM Regardless of who does what, there's always going to be some one saying everything a dept does is a bad image anyhow. What's the difference anymore. Have fun, live life... stop being a robot. Hell, Disney's shows are more inappropriate these days than what they just did..... seriously.
Kerri Pring Kerri Pring Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:44:34 PM Awesome video! Certainly getting the message world wide...im from New Zealand and have sent it to all my mates! Well done boys, I don't think you have acted unprofessionally at all, it's good to see people in the Fire Service can still have a bit of fun in this PC gone mad world! :-)
Ray Pratt Ray Pratt Wednesday, October 17, 2012 2:02:22 PM Greetings from Australia. Well done guys. Lots of funny talent.
Sean Irr Sean Irr Wednesday, October 17, 2012 5:14:36 PM Funny, at least it was a group effort!
Bombero Motorizado Vidales Loredo Bombero Motorizado Vidales Loredo Wednesday, October 17, 2012 6:01:54 PM jajajjaaja ta perron.
Mel Maguire Mel Maguire Wednesday, October 17, 2012 6:59:32 PM It was only a matter of time before some fire crew somewhere did this. I wouldn't use my city's equipment for it and I certainly wouldn't have posted it online, but it's no big surprise that it was done. It's cute.
Torched Medic Torched Medic Wednesday, October 17, 2012 7:08:58 PM I thought this was hilarious. Gotta have some fun, blow off some steam and really, its not hurting anyone or professionally damaging. Take is as the fun it is. I LOVED it!
Torched Medic Torched Medic Wednesday, October 17, 2012 7:09:48 PM Paid or Volley doesn't matter. Really guys...
Sarah Williams Sarah Williams Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:24:32 PM Haha awesome!
Sue Bonser Sue Bonser Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:20:46 PM Bloody brilliant...'on ya boys' as the aussies say !
Michelle Row Michelle Row Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:54:07 PM Outstanding Chaps!
Matthew Quinn Matthew Quinn Thursday, October 18, 2012 4:04:29 AM So you are going to begrudge Mr. Roder for having a job? He can't have an opinion that matters because he is from a small town? Please Steve go back to your hole.
Edward Rearick Edward Rearick Thursday, October 18, 2012 5:34:59 AM Loved it. Keep up the good work of spreading the fire safety message. Getting the attention of all ages means coming up with innovative ideas. This is one of them. Been doing this for 16 years and this is one of the best ways I have seen to get the attention of the younger crowd.
Carolyn Penney Carolyn Penney Thursday, October 18, 2012 1:10:11 PM Absolutely awesome, I loved it! What's better than a man in uniform? A fireman in half a uniform....LOL.
Matthew Quinn Matthew Quinn Thursday, October 18, 2012 2:41:33 PM You know, it's funny how there are people out there who think they are better than the world. I have met brothers from the FDNY, had very interesting converstaions with them. The biggest thing I got out of the converstaions is the statement that " [I was] no different then [them], just that we had different challenges facing us." Where he could count on one hand how many times he had drafted, and I not ever having used a high rise pack. We're all the same, we just have different challenges.
Jason Bieda Jason Bieda Friday, October 19, 2012 9:50:55 PM Ok Austin Brake you need to lighten up, there's worse out there than this. At least they weren't shooting this video makin racial slurs and every other word was a one of our favorite four letter words. GET OVER IT, its not your department.
Jason Bieda Jason Bieda Friday, October 19, 2012 9:52:14 PM "Gangnam Style"
Troy Nelsen Troy Nelsen Saturday, October 20, 2012 9:48:30 AM Wow, the responses on here...."volunteers"....."Very inappropriate"......you need to call someone and have them help dig the stick out of your ass.
Jennifer L. McNash Jennifer L. McNash Saturday, October 20, 2012 10:07:06 AM HA! Awesome! ;)
Darryl Coronado Darryl Coronado Saturday, October 20, 2012 11:35:40 AM Not real sure what to say.................hmmmm.
Larryn Brenda Jr. Larryn Brenda Jr. Saturday, October 20, 2012 11:51:56 AM love it real funny do some more and austin it easy inappropritate, it gives them a release, as my hubby and I are volunteer fire fireers, please do more it helps us also after a day of fires and such.
Angela Coffee-Moore Angela Coffee-Moore Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:41:01 PM It was for fun people...lighten up...don't hate because you didn't think of it first.
Camila Mili Oyarzo Henriquez Camila Mili Oyarzo Henriquez Saturday, October 20, 2012 5:26:34 PM greatttt a hundred hellos and kises from CHILE.... you?re the best company in the word... :-) y estan muy ricos bye.
Tim Kubiaczyk Tim Kubiaczyk Sunday, October 21, 2012 9:00:08 AM wow dude pull the stick out of your butt, and maybe have some fun one day of your life.... i know that might be hard for you. dont try to bring everyone down with your "inappropriate" comments
Lane Alderfer Lane Alderfer Sunday, October 21, 2012 8:33:57 PM wow you guys! that was funny, but I love how you have the fire prevention tips at the end. it definitely catches attention of the public and gives safety instructions in the event of an emergency. I wish my fire company would be that spirited. sometimes I am the only one dancing in my bunker gear!
Wayne Parker Wayne Parker Monday, October 22, 2012 9:29:01 PM lol
Mark Jim Azarcon Mark Jim Azarcon Monday, October 22, 2012 9:39:08 PM all FF absolutely knw how to hve some fun, volunteers or fulltymrs...im from the Philippines and we all enjoyed watching....stay safe guys and God bless...
Terry Leighton Terry Leighton Tuesday, October 23, 2012 3:44:48 PM omg this is awesome.
Bomberos Preventivos de Nogales Bomberos Preventivos de Nogales Tuesday, October 23, 2012 4:03:26 PM On the MTV video awards!
Jessica C Young Jessica C Young Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7:06:19 PM alright alright everyone knows I hate the song "Gangnam Style" but I have to admit the guys did a good job putting this together. It is definitely funny if you can pick up on the ff additions and ff humor. Good job South Baldwin Vol FD.
Ditzy Dispatcher Ditzy Dispatcher Wednesday, October 24, 2012 8:57:08 AM OMG I loved it! Lots of fun and I freely admit the guy that was lifting weights could curl me ANYDAY!
Angie Fitzgerald-Leak Angie Fitzgerald-Leak Wednesday, October 24, 2012 10:37:21 AM Cool,,
Dana Kane Dana Kane Wednesday, October 24, 2012 12:29:19 PM very nice
Rose Mary Salsman Rose Mary Salsman Wednesday, October 24, 2012 2:52:00 PM wow funny ours don't quite move like that lol.
Ronnie Wheaton Ronnie Wheaton Wednesday, October 24, 2012 6:22:15 PM love it
Dana Kane Dana Kane Thursday, October 25, 2012 5:44:10 AM WE NEED SOME OF HEM FIRE MAN HERE N NOVA SCOTIA TO DANCE LIKE THAT.
Cynthia Stoutenburgh Cynthia Stoutenburgh Thursday, October 25, 2012 9:26:31 AM They risk their lives for you people nothing wrong with them having a little fun.,,,,, very funny and good for them!
Greg W Abney Greg W Abney Thursday, October 25, 2012 11:11:02 AM AWESOME
Mat Myatt Mat Myatt Thursday, October 25, 2012 1:17:48 PM Good job to these guys, a very fun and unique way to raise awareness and get a good message across for Fire Safety Month. Professionalism comes in all shapes and sizes, these guys maintained a positive message and representation of themselves and their department. That's just my take on it.
Jennifer Sieracki Jennifer Sieracki Thursday, October 25, 2012 3:25:54 PM this video should win something! channel 95.5 in detroit, michigan had a contest for the best gangnam style video (prize was 1,000 and a new I phone 5), you guys would of totally won!
Sherry Mackey Winchell Sherry Mackey Winchell Thursday, October 25, 2012 5:44:42 PM That was hilarious!
Bernard Hendrick Bernard Hendrick Friday, October 26, 2012 7:19:20 AM Great job fella's! Keep up the good work.
Kenneth Landstrom Kenneth Landstrom Friday, October 26, 2012 2:54:16 PM LMAO
Armando Bernal Armando Bernal Friday, October 26, 2012 11:56:35 PM Wazha watos bats, jeje... no podian faltar XD.
Michael Daly Michael Daly Saturday, October 27, 2012 12:16:07 PM I love it.
Dolores Bochenek Dolores Bochenek Saturday, October 27, 2012 4:28:17 PM Looks like they had a lot of fun making the video. Great team work guys! Very creative way to get the message out.
Stephen Theoldgit Addisson Stephen Theoldgit Addisson Sunday, October 28, 2012 1:31:34 AM Love it think you need to teach th UK lot how to do I now lol.
Amber Hardesty Amber Hardesty Sunday, October 28, 2012 8:41:56 AM lol wow....def like this better then the original. gotta love fire fighters. well done gentlemen from South Baldwin (PA).
Kurt Vollmacher Kurt Vollmacher Sunday, October 28, 2012 10:58:32 AM awesome!
Mark Knapp Mark Knapp Sunday, October 28, 2012 1:24:25 PM sweet why didn't I think of this.
Kevin Price Kevin Price Sunday, October 28, 2012 5:27:18 PM Its funny an dif got the message of fire safety across and helped em raise money good for them its their department their choice to make how they represent it and how they fundrasie and operate opinions and SOPs are different everywhere.
Danielle O'Brien Danielle O'Brien Monday, October 29, 2012 1:07:06 AM OMG! Best thing I've seen in aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaages! Love it xxx.
Christine Patrick Heusinger Christine Patrick Heusinger Monday, October 29, 2012 10:08:29 AM I think it's wonderful and creative. But... I have a sense of humor.
Shawna Guthrie Shawna Guthrie Monday, October 29, 2012 10:49:11 AM They really tied it up in the end very well!
Jerry Montgomery Jerry Montgomery Wednesday, October 31, 2012 11:47:45 PM This video has done wonderfully positive things for the fire service in the eyes of the young men and women who will follow in our footsteps. THANK YOU.
John R Eeten John R Eeten Thursday, November 01, 2012 10:03:44 PM Fire Prevention and Life Safety is our number one mission! With that said, if this helps to get the message out, and saves a life, this type of presentation works for me! Paid or Vollie, these Brothers have done the job, identified a way to get the message across by grabbing attention usig something popular, thus grabbing the youth, once again, probably saving a few lives in the process.
Adrian Bucuroiu Adrian Bucuroiu Thursday, November 08, 2012 3:44:45 AM Cam asa stau lucrurile si pe la noi :)).
Cristian Claudiu Florea Cristian Claudiu Florea Thursday, November 08, 2012 4:00:03 AM :))
Cristian Claudiu Florea Cristian Claudiu Florea Thursday, November 08, 2012 4:15:10 AM :))
Lenni Green Lenni Green Thursday, November 15, 2012 2:04:48 PM I loved the video, and I love the fact that these firemen are able to have fun! I am hoping to see more videos like this! kudos to all firemen in the world---I have love for all of you wonderful guys & girls who are dedicated! <3
Thomas Ziaja Thomas Ziaja Sunday, November 18, 2012 2:14:57 AM Nice Video. Tough Guys. greetings from Germany. Full Time Firefighter in Low saxony Gottingen.
Raymond Angeles Raymond Angeles Sunday, November 18, 2012 2:21:07 AM lol gangnam style!

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