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I have a complicated origin.

My father is Omani Hungarian, while mother is Russian.

I have three engines, only one for driving.

What makes me was in the army, but now I fight against a different enemy.

I blow wind and water.

I blow out devil's flame like blowing out candles.

My first job done in a greasy, scorching inferno in a desert, alongside a gulf.

I was under one year old, and showed up in a documentary that almost won an Academy Award.

What am I?

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  • $\begingroup$ "Omani Hungarian" or "Romani Hungarian"? $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Sep 10 '16 at 13:56
  • $\begingroup$ @randal'thor Though it looks like a typo, but it is "Omani Hungarian". The solution does not have connection with Romania. $\endgroup$ – Shane Hsu Sep 10 '16 at 14:24
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    $\begingroup$ I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is ungrammatical to the point of being nonsensical in places (eg "without organism", "done in a black"), and the errors do not appear to be an intended part of the puzzle. $\endgroup$ – A E Sep 10 '16 at 16:51
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    $\begingroup$ @AE Poor grammar is a reason to edit a question, not to close it. It was still quite clear what the OP meant, even from the beginning. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Sep 10 '16 at 18:56
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    $\begingroup$ Hi @randal'thor - I don't agree that the parts I quoted had a clear meaning (that's why I quoted them - what does "done in a black" or "without organism" mean? Now it's edited, does "aloneside" mean "alone" or "alongside"?). Now the sandbox is gone again we're getting a lot of riddles written with very poor English - downvoting doesn't seem to have much effect - I'm open to suggestions as to how we should deal with this problem. $\endgroup$ – A E Sep 10 '16 at 19:04
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You are:

Big Wind, the oil well fire tank.

I have a complicated origin.

My father is Omani Hungarian, while mother is Russian.

From the article: "This unique firefighting tank, which is fondly called "Big Wind" by some and "Windy" by others, has its own multicultural history. The tank is Russian, the owner is the Arab-owned Hungarian company MB Drilling, a division of the MB Group of Oman, and it was created in 1991 in a town 50 miles southeast of Budapest."

I have three engines, only one for driving.

Two are for blowing air/water onto the oil well fire.

What makes me was in the army, but now I fight against a different enemy.

This thing is a tank!

I blow wind and water.

With those two extra engines.

I blow out devil's flame like blowing out candles.

Oil well fires are nasty stuff!

My first job done in a greasy, scorching inferno in a desert, alongside a gulf.

Putting out fires in the Persian Gulf

I was under one year old, and showed up in a documentary that almost won an Academy Award.

Fires of Kuwait

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  • $\begingroup$ Correct answer! I will have a better riddle next time. $\endgroup$ – Shane Hsu Sep 10 '16 at 23:32

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