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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) states that vehicle fires account for about 20% of all reported fires. In the US, on average, 17 automobile fires were reported per hour. These fires killed an average of four people every week, so it’s very important to know how to reduce the risk of your own car or truck catching fire.
There’s rarely a single cause for any given car fire, but rather a combination of causes: human causes, mechanical causes, and chemical causes, and they all work together to create an incredibly dangerous situation. No matter the causes that lead to the fire, once a vehicle is ablaze, follow these steps to get yourself to safety:
You can prevent a car fire by following these recommendations:
When a fire happens, there is no more time for planning. Act today, be prepared!
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