Police are trying to figure out what caused multiple semis to catch fire at a trucking terminal

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  1. chitownpeddler

    chitownpeddler Well-Known Member

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  2. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Wonder if a block heater shorted out?
     
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  3. Fly-by-night

    Fly-by-night Only when you care to send the very best

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    This happened about 2yrs ago in PA, I think, and they said it was the Vmonics that caused the fire.
     
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  4. upnorth

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    I could see that.
     
  5. The magician

    The magician Active Member

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    Driver from xbh said faulty electric receptical
     
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  6. doubledonger

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    that fire spread rapidly,like "gas" rapidly,not a faulty receptacle rapidly
     
  7. DCM_Doc

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    Almost an entire fleet of city buses were destroyed recently near here. A parked regeneration was in progress on the one that started the fire. The bus manufacturer replaced the fleet because of similar problems on that model in the past. A modification is in progress for the problem models.
     
  8. Serene Gene

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    It happened in AL, too- they sent out a memo saying it was something electrical.
     
  9. Serene Gene

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    How fast it spreads is not the same as how it starts- there's a lot of flammable stuff in those trucks. Just look at how much is left.
     
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    Um a drop cord mystery solved
     

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