Woman and Child Rescued from Burning Car in Gray
Gray, TN (January 13, 2021) Law enforcement states that a mother and child were pulled from a burning vehicle on the evening of January 13th following a crash. The two vehicle collision occurred on Delmer Salts Road. Washington County law enforcement reported that the child was nine months old. The mother is reported to have incurred a minor leg injury in the incident, but fortunately no other injuries are reported. Additional details about the crash including what caused the collision and the status of the other driver remain uncertain.
The National Fire Protection Association has found that 223,000 or 17% of reported fires that occurred in 2019 were vehicle fires. Some of the most common causes of vehicle fires include design flaws that the manufacturer fails to catch, electrical problems arising from car parts like batteries and heating systems, engines that get too hot and experience fluids rising to dangerous temperatures and spilling out onto both the engine and exhaust system, and catalytic converters that emit a lot of heat.
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