Hazard – Vehicle Fire Causes Road to be Shut Down
Posted on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 at 2:06 am
Hazard (October 8, 2019) – A vehicle fire broke out near Empire Gas, causing Highway 15 to be shut down as fire departments were responding to the scene. No injuries have been reported in the incident, and it appears no other vehicles were involved in the crash. The circumstances of the fire has not been reported in detail.
About Vehicle Fires
Vehicle fires have many known causes, most of which are not always easy to identify after the accident has happened. However, if one is handling a vehicle fire that is currently happening, there is no time to identify the cause. Everyone is advised to get as far away from a vehicle on fire. Apart from the dangers of burns, the fire may also cause the affected vehicle to explode, which can lead to even deadlier injuries. Additionally, the fumes from a vehicle fire present dangers as well. When it comes to preventing fires, the most important step is general maintenance of the vehicle. Some of the more common causes of vehicle fires are electrical malfunctions and fuel leaks, and it advised that vehicle owners watch out for these two problems especially. A more direct cause of vehicle fires are crashes or collisions, so in addition to avoiding these situations it is also a reminder not to approach a crash site without proper caution. By following these safety precautions, we can help keep ourselves safe from any unnecessary harm.
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