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Fully Restored Classic Car Damaged by Fire

Thunderbird sustains serious damage in Oxford incident.

 

OXFORD -- A fully renovated 1963 Ford Thunderbird was ruined by fire Saturday when the car backfired through the carburetor.

The car caught on fire in a driveway at 204 Park Road when the owner tried to start the engine to run off some bad gas. The owner saw smoke, opened the hood and flames shot out from underneath, Fire Chief Scott Pelletier said.

Oxford firefighters put out the flames. Nobody was injured, but the car sustained significant damage.

Cheryl Wigder-Hunt August 29, 2012 at 08:38 PM
What a shame!
Craig Zac August 30, 2012 at 11:34 AM
man... that must have stunk big time. And I dont mean stunk as in smelled bad. what a nice car it was.
jeff strba August 31, 2012 at 02:04 AM
As a classic car owner, I can understand the pain and suffering this person must be feeling. My sympathies go out to you.

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