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Today I want to show you something from an Indian petrol pump that I think is a hoot and never really thought to write about!

There isn’t much to say except that this sand is legally required at petrol pumps in India, you know, in case of fire:

this is india indian petrol pump sand bucket

Luckily Vagator pump has four, so I think they’re set. They are supposed to also use these to clean up “small” oil spills.

This is India!

feature image of woman from flickr

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