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How to Protect Yourself from a Vehicle Fire

How to Protect Yourself from a Vehicle FireThankfully vehicle fires do not happen frequently. However, a vehicle fire can be a potentially deadly accident. Here is what you can do to protect yourself from a vehicle fire.

Prevent

The best way you can protect you and your loved ones in the vehicle is to prevent a fire from occurring in the first place. Regular car maintenance is the best way you can prevent a vehicle fire. The following are some warning signs to watch out for.

  • Spilled oil under the hood left from an oil change.
  • A blown fuses that occurs repeatedly.
  • Fluid leaks under the vehicle.
  • Loud sounds coming from the exhaust.
  • Rapid changes in engine temperature, fuel level, or oil levels.
  • Missing a cap from the oil filler.
  • Broken or loose hoses.

If a Vehicle Catches Fire

In the event that the vehicle you are driving catches fire, here are a few tips to keep in mind.

  1. Find a safe to pull over and stop immediately.
  2. Turn off the engine.
  3. Get out! Remove yourself and all passengers out of the vehicle.
  4. Move far away from the vehicle and stay away.
  5. Call 9-1-1 to report the incident.
  6. Stay out of the way of moving traffic.

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If you’ve been involved in an accident resulting in injuries, contact the experienced semi truck accident and car accident attorneys at Parke Gordon Law Firm to handle your case. Call our law firm now to speak with an experienced attorney about your car accident case during a free consultation. Our attorneys can take the stress out of a claim and we’ll fight to get you full value for your car accident injuries. Plus, you pay nothing until your case is settled. Call Parke Gordon Law Firm today at 971-915-4878 to get started on your car accident case.

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