CCTV Footage Emerges Of Huge Chevrolet Dealer Fire

CCTV footage has been released showing the moment last week’s disastrous Chevrolet dealership fire started in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

The video shows a contract cleaner washing the floors of the dealership’s service center in the moments leading up to the blaze. After making several passes on one section of the floor, the cleaner accidentally knocks over a fuel tank resting on its side.

Petrol starts to leak into the service drain as the cleaner goes directly over it, instantly causing a massive fireball that quickly spread across the floor.

In his frantic call to 911, the man describes the frantic scene saying, “I was scrubbing the floor and I don’t know something was leaking gas and it caught fire. I have severe burns on my arm… There’s a car in the shop on fire. Sh** is blowing up I need people here now.”

The fire soon took hold and by the time authorities extinguished the inferno, at least 30 vehicles had been destroyed.

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  • BobV12

    Sh!t’s on fire yo!

  • BlackPegasus

    That was a lot of gasoline that spilled onto the floor. What was he thinking?

  • Craig

    I was expecting to see him actually strike a match and light the fire.

  • Just another Supra fan

    That cleaner had one job….

  • Six_Tymes

    Great Job Cleaner! http://amzn.to/2tZUosD

  • Stigasawuswrecks

    I thought they were trying to service a Ferrari or Tesla.

  • Peter Spriggs

    So no one is asking why a responsible car dealership left a full gas tank resting on it’s side with an opening for the petrol to escape from should it be knocked over? Accident waiting to happen.

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