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Can You Think Of A More Stupid Way To Start A Car Fire?

Russian driver almost wins herself a Darwin Award.

When transporting a gas canister in your car, proceed with caution. That might seem obvious, but this woman (somewhere in Russia, obviously) should probably have been reminded of that before setting off. Instead of storing the canister in the trunk of her Citroen, she carried it up front with her. That was her first mistake. Her second was laying it on the passenger seat in a horizontal position. Her third, and almost fatal, error of judgement was using a lighter to check whether the gas, as she suspected, had started leaking.

As you will see from the ensuing all-consuming fire, her suspicions were correct. Escaping with minor burns to the face and serious ones to her hands, she has learnt a quite painful lesson.

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