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ⓘ Vehicle fire. A vehicle fire is an uncontrolled burning of an automobile. It is one of the most common causes of property damage by fire. Motor vehicles have qu ..




Vehicle fire
                                     

ⓘ Vehicle fire

A vehicle fire is an uncontrolled burning of an automobile. It is one of the most common causes of property damage by fire.

Motor vehicles have quite a few flammable parts and liquids, including gasoline and oil. They also have parts that can start fires, including air bag detonators and hot exhaust systems.

Some car fires are arson.

                                     
  • A fire engine is a vehicle that is designed to help in fighting fires A fire engine carries hoses, a pump, a water tank and breathing equipment. It will
  • also bigger fire extinguishers, mounted on a cart or a vehicle These are used to fight fires at airports, for example. To be useful, fire extinguishers
  • called a fire station also known as a firehouse or fire hall When their help is needed, they drive a vehicle called a fire engine or fire truck to
  • area. It also has a lot of special vehicles such as light boats. Firefighter of the BSPP, just after an important fire near Montmartre in Paris. Important
  • Arson is a crime. When someone deliberately sets fire to a building, vehicle etc. they do not own and they want to cause damage, it is called arson.
  • missile, spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle which is pushed by a rocket engine. Some big rockets are launch vehicles and some are manned e.g. Saturn V
  • that can fire one bullet after another as long as the trigger is pulled and there are bullets ready to fire This is called automatic fire A more general
  • to enter a building without permission. Siren on an emergency vehicle ambulance, fire truck, police car Severe weather sirens - Used to warn of severe
  • or tripod or be put onto a helicopter or armoured vehicle It can provide fire support for vehicles or infantry from a variety of mounts. A general - purpose
  • infantry guns named Assault guns are guns mounted in armored vehicles designed to provide direct fire support for infantry and armored forces. Typically, the
  • truck, a heavy road vehicle for carrying bulk liquids Water tender, a firefighting vehicle used to carry large amounts of water to a fire Tanker aircraft
  • A drive - by shooting is when a gun is fired from a moving vehicle at a target outside the vehicle Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls were killed because of
  • squeezing air into a small space, mixing it with fuel, and setting it on fire The mixture of fuel and air goes out the back of the engine and pushes it