In Local Audi News: Car goes up in flames in downtown street

Kent McLean kentmclean at
Wed Jan 7 12:40:42 PST 2015

> mboucher70  wrote:
> Both of your fires were Electrical as in the article? I would've imagined that in order for a fire to get really major, would require some kind of rupture in the fuel line ?

I doubt it. The fires were under the hood. I suspect old fuel lines leaked where hot engine parts could ignite the fuel. No post mortem was done on either car, as they weren’t insured for fire, but my 20V Avant was definitely more than just electrical — it burned real good. :)

Kent McLean
’02 VW Beetle TDI and lots of ex-Audis, including Bad Puppy

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