April 17, 2024


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Car bursts into flames at automotive customization shop

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) – A Peoria Fire Division Battalion Main states the operator of an automotive customization shop is fortunate he received out when he did when the automobile he was doing work on “burst into flames” Thursday.

Battalion Chief Tom Sander states the operator of Herring Effectiveness was just ending “dyno tuning a automobile for drag racing” when the motor vehicle he was in burst into flames within his shop.

The proprietor jumped out and was not wounded preserve for some singeing of his beard.

The vehicle is reportedly worthy of $150,000.

In a launch, damage is approximated at $70,000 to the constructing and $1.2 million to its contents.

The get in touch with arrived into the hearth division just soon after 3 p.m. 4 engines and a ladder truck responded.

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