"If we had sensible fire extinguisher laws like they do in England, we wouldn't have all these innocent fires getting extinguished."
"You must have done SOMEthing to provoke the fire, so you deserve whatever you get."
"Are you sure you have the judgement to know when a fire needs extinguishing? Firemen are trained for years to make those calls."
"It'll be like the Wild West, with civilians running around extinguishing barbecue grills and the smoker at Greasy Joe's Rib Joint by mistake."