Taxi fire on Collins Rd.

Drove by this just in time to see it catch on fire. Watch the headlights when the tire blows up! Kudos to the CRFD for getting on scene so quickly.

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Cabbie2 says ... on Tuesday, Jun 15 at 4:18 PM

It was probably caused by a short. Annonomous Must be from a competitor who likes throwing customers in jail.

Cabbie says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 7:31 PM

At least no one was hurt.

Scott says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 2:50 PM

Nice to know you were aware of the stuts. Hope I didnt offend? Just want everyone to be safe. Thanks for protecting our city!

Still Not Scott says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 1:32 PM

As the firefighter in that video, I was very conscious of the bumper struts. If you notice, after I crossed the front of the car I stayed to the front corner of the car.

fyiguy says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 10:17 AM

looks like someone ignored their cruise control recall letter......

Not Scott says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 10:06 AM

Scott, that only happens on old (1970s/1980's) vehicles, new vehicles are all plastic

Ann_Onamouse says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 8:55 AM

new meaning to the word firewall..

Scott says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 8:35 AM

These firefighters need further training! A major safety rule is.... Never cross in front of the burning end of a vehicle. The bumpers can blow off the vehicle. It was good to see the firefighter packed up though!

ddy007 says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 8:14 AM

wonder what cab company they called for a ride home??

Chad says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 8:19 AM

That is weird how the lights turned on when the tire went, then when they were going back off the left turn signal came on once.

sikaika50 says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 6:05 AM

Nice commentary.....

Anonymous says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 5:19 AM

could not have happed to a worse cab company.

joe says ... on Monday, Jun 14 at 2:51 AM

must have dropped his joint

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