"Never send a monkey to do a man's job." ~ Captain Leo Davidson ~
Good bet it was Bush Light....i.e. water. He knew he had a source of water to put the fire out.
"He said he was able to escape without being burned and managed to save several cans of beer." Attaboy Jethro!
This right here is hero material. Anybody would run into a burning building to save a kid or a puppy, but beer? Pin a medal on that guy.