Is Metro on fire today?

Raymond Chen

Two fires in one day in the Washington, DC Metro inspired a single-serving-site:

Answers the question on the tin.

Bonus chatter: One of my friends told me that a few jobs ago, the project he worked on had a problem with people checking changes into the project when the tree was supposed to be locked. And by “people”, he meant “pretty much just one guy in particular”. At a team meeting convened to discuss the problem, he somewhat sarcastically asked, “What do you want? A Web site called”

The other developer said, “Hey, that’s a great idea.”

So my friend pulled out his credit card and bought the domain, and uploaded a one-word page: “No.”

Update: There’s another site that claims to derive its fire/no-fire information by monitoring Twitter.


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