Man Uses Hot Charcoal to Warm Vehicle

A Madison, Wisconsin, man tried to use a baking sheet full of hot charcoal to warm up his vehicle on Thursday.

According to the Madison Fire Department, they were called for a vehicle fire. When firefighters arrived, flames were coming from the vehicle. Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire in 10 minutes. According to the fire department, the owner used the charcoal because his vehicle was frozen for three days and would not start. He said he noticed flames coming from the engine compartment five minutes later.

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