Fire burns motorhome in Nelson

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  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    A man traveling with the carnival had a close call earlier this week when he was cleaning battery terminals on his motorhome with gasoline from a generator, which was stored inside it. After cleaning the terminals, the man reconnected the battery wires, which sparked and ignited the fuel. The male called 911 and the Nelson Police and fire department contained the fire to the motorhome, which was destroyed in the fire. The male escaped unharmed.

    http://www.nelsonstar.com/news/150097525.html
     
  2. Craig Rogers

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    The world would be such a boring place if it didn't have so many dumb idiots.
     
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    .........and some folk are happy to store petrol powered generators and spare fuel on board their motorhomes:Doh:
     
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    :Rofl1: use boiling water to clean batterie's :Rofl1:
    :Rofl1: less of a fire risk :Rofl1:
     
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    and fuel tanks full of petrol/diesel:RollEyes:
    and gas cylinders:RollEyes:
    and small gas canisters:RollEyes:
    and highly explosive batteries:RollEyes:
    the list goes on an on:RollEyes:
     
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    Driving these big things is dangerous as well. How about parking up, removing the engine, hooking up to power, rigging an awning to avoid skin cancer and............. oh, that's a caravan.
     
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    Go on Brian, rub it in, Just cuz u got LPG ......:Rofl1: , trying to find a cheap coversion kit for mine, Can't buy a new one, Shirl wont give me the money...:Sad:
     
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    I got some knives in my motorhome and also a pair of scissors and I'm sure I walked around holding them by the handle with the sharp bit pointing at my chest.......:Rofl1:
     
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