Car fires start for a variety of reasons. In some cases, the fire is ignited during an auto accident. In other cases, the fire may be related to overheating or a car defect.
When such fires occur, drivers and passengers are advised to exit the car immediately. Once all individuals are safely out of reach, the driver should contact the local fire department to put out the blaze.
In most cases, individuals are instructed not to try to put out the fire themselves because of the chance of the car exploding or the fire spreading.
If you or anyone you know has been injured in a car fire, contact the Lake Geneva personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874.