Re: [DML] Importance of a Fire Extinguisher
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [DML] Importance of a Fire Extinguisher



After reading all this, I am committed to a haylon extinguisher for my
replacement.
On Jul 31, 2013 2:33 PM, "John Podlewski" <john_podlewski@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Always carry two in shiny chrome looks good too.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Jul 21, 2013, at 7:15 PM, Kevin Abato <delorean@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > When I bought my car in 2001, I made sure to put a fire extinguisher in
> it.
> > You hear random stories of electrical or engine fires and how important
> it
> > is to be ready. You may or may not put one into your car and always hope
> > you will never encounter a situation where you might need it. Today was
> > NOT that day.
> >
> > On my way with several other Deloreans to do some volunteer service
> giving
> > rides to children with cancer at a special camp in NY State, a startling
> > sight appeared in front of my eyes. The Delorean in front of me rounded
> > the corner and started the last stretch of road about ½ mile from our
> > destination. I instantly saw flames coming up from the engine compartment
> > on his car! Unaware of what was happening due to a visual obstruction on
> > the back of his car I started to honk my horn, flash my lights, and wave
> him
> > over to the side of the road.
> >
> > Once stopped, I hopped out of my car, popped the bonnet and grabbed my 12
> > year old fire extinguisher. At the same time, another owner in the car
> > behind me did the same thing. As we ran to the car with the fire, we both
> > pulled the pin and sprayed the engine compartment. My extinguisher
> worked,
> > the other did not since it has accidentally discharged once before.
> >
> > The fire was quickly contained and only minor damage occurred to the car.
> > The root cause appeared to be a ruptured fuel line that spit gas onto the
> > engine and ignited into flames. A few hoses and wires were melted, but
> the
> > overall outcome was a happy one where nobody was hurt, and the car was
> not
> > heavily damaged. Thankfully we had something to extinguish the fire!
> >
> > It?s important to always keep a fire extinguisher in your car and check
> it
> > at least once per year. It?s a small investment that can save you and
> > your car!
> >
> > Kevin Abato
> >
> > Vin# 16680
> >
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >
> >
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
>
>
> ------------------------------------
>
> To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
> moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx
>
> For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see
> www.dmcnews.com
>
> To search the archives or view files, log in at
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnewsYahoo! Groups Links
>
>
>
>


[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]



------------------------------------

To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see www.dmcnews.com

To search the archives or view files, log in at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnewsYahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/

<*> Your email settings:
    Individual Email | Traditional

<*> To change settings online go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/join
    (Yahoo! ID required)

<*> To change settings via email:
    dmcnews-digest@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    dmcnews-fullfeatured@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/



Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN


Copyright 2006 ProjectVixen.com.  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive