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Old 04-02-2012, 03:19 PM
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Burnt WJ...

Responded to a vehicle fire, ended up being an '01 WJ Limited.





Don't know the cause but it began near the firewall on the drivers side, guy had bought it from a friend he worked with.
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Old 04-02-2012, 03:23 PM
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Re: Burnt WJ...

That's terrible. Poor fella, but at least he's okay. R.I.P. WJ, you've done your duty.

Are you a firefighter?
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Old 04-02-2012, 03:27 PM
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Re: Burnt WJ...

Yeah it is but it had done it's duty and the poor guy was safe. I'm private security but one of our duties is rapid response. I went through 5 fire extinguishers and the didn't even put a dent in the fire. Luckily fire and rescue got there just after the 5th one and put it out.
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Old 04-02-2012, 03:41 PM
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Re: Burnt WJ...

Either fuel injector o-ring leak, PCV hose leaked oil onto exhaust manifold, or electrical short.
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:10 PM
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Re: Burnt WJ...

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Either fuel injector o-ring leak, PCV hose leaked oil onto exhaust manifold, or electrical short.
Wow that sucks! This is what I was thinking though, also I think the fuel lines come up to the rail on the drivers side.
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Re: Burnt WJ...

Wow that's horrible, poor wj... I need that front license plate bracket tho! Glad the driver is ok
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Re: Burnt WJ...

Sure the guy was a friend not an assassin?
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Old 04-03-2012, 04:22 PM
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Re: Burnt WJ...

His friend was probably tryin to assassinate his job, he was a delivery guy lol
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Re: Burnt WJ...

That's a damn shame. I wonder how long it was immolating before you guys got to it?
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:31 AM
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Re: Burnt WJ...

Wasn't that long, I was close by and on scene keepin it under control within 3 minutes of it being reported (as soon as it started smoking it was called in by an employee that was riding shotgun). Only thing they could find was that it was electrical and he had to of had a leak somewhere to make it flare up like it did.
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