A gleaming modified Camaro, with an approximate value of $ 125 000 caught fire in action on Wednesday morning at Saint-Germain-de-Grantham.
It was about 8 pm when the driver, who was traveling on the street Joiners, along Highway 20, noticed thick smoke escaping from his car. He was quick to park his car to move away, fearing an explosion.
In the moments that followed, a thick column of flame and smoke was visible for several kilometers by the users of the highway. Firefighters had to proceed cautiously with extinguishing the flames, using foam used primarily for this type of fire. indeed it was unclear whether there was the presence of nitro inside the vehicle.
Met at the scene, the owner suggested that the fire could have been caused by a break in the engine area. The car enthusiast unfortunately had not had time to make some additions to his Camaro.
According to the event report from the Sûreté du Québec, the car is a total loss. The insurer should also make an assessment to ascertain the exact cause of the incident.