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Up in Flames

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A 50-year old Air Force vet decides to get some gas in a gas can in the back of his pickup.  Putting the metal nozzle into a plastic gas can builds up a static charge.  Experts recommend placing the can on the pavement to ground the charge, but since he's doing it on the top of an insulated truck bed - the static has nowhere to go.

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Try to save yourself when an angry mother elephant attacks your car. Leap into action when a customer at a gas station inadvertently creates a spark and his clothing goes up in flames.

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