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My father is a retired fire fighter and has seen many cars on fire. He says that they don't burn the way they do in the movies. Even with a full fuel tank, the intensity of the fire increases once the integrity of the fuel tank is compromised but they don't explode. At stated above, before a car is crushed it's subjected to a "depol" (depolltion) ...


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Before a car is crushed, either the entire fuel tank or the contents of the fuel tank are removed from what's left of the vehicle, so there is no risk of explosion. At least here in the US, this is a requirement for environmental reasons (I would assume it is likewise throughout the civilized world). If the engine is left in the vehicle (usually not), all of ...



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