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      12-01-2015, 02:13 AM   #1
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The "You've Gotta See This" Video Thread

Have a crazy/interesting/unique video that we just need to see? Please feel free to share it here

I caught this Escalade that was fully engulfed in flames on the side of the highway a few months back...

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Annnnnd one more...(not my video)



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Have something crazy/interesting/unique that we just need to see? Please feel free to share it here

I caught this Escalade that was fully engulfed in flames on the side of the highway a few months back...
At the end of the Escalade video: is someone not wearing their seatbelt?
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I caught this Escalade that was fully engulfed in flames on the side of the highway a few months back...
A couple months ago, I was picking up a new-to-me motorhome from a local RV dealership. While we were doing our walk through, we heard someone yell "oh s--t" and scrambled out from underneath the RV parked across from ours. Apparently the propane tank was leaking and whatever the tech was doing set it off. The propane tank quickly became a torch igniting the motorhome it was in and the one next to it on fire. In the end, 4 RV's were totaled (nothing left but scrap metal), cheapest was about $90k, most expensive about $300k.

After getting my family away and behind a solid brick wall about 200 feet I took the following videos:


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A couple months ago, I was picking up a new-to-me motorhome from a local RV dealership. While we were doing our walk through, we heard someone yell "oh s--t" and scrambled out from underneath the RV parked across from ours. Apparently the propane tank was leaking and whatever the tech was doing set it off. The propane tank quickly became a torch igniting the motorhome it was in and the one next to it on fire. In the end, 4 RV's were totaled (nothing left but scrap metal), cheapest was about $90k, most expensive about $300k.

After getting my family away and behind a solid brick wall about 200 feet I took the following videos:


Videos show as private. I wanna see them though!
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Videos show as private. I wanna see them though!
Give it a shot now.
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Give it a shot now.
Holy crap! That's insane!
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Holy crap! That's insane!
Amazing how quick these went up. From the time the fire started to the time the Fire Department was putting water onto the fire was less than 15 minutes (not sure how long it took for someone to call the FD, there were several employees on their cell phones within moments of it starting).

If you're ever "urban camping" an RV and one catches on fire on the row you're in, drop everything and get it out of there (and if you can't do that make sure to get your family safe). The fire jumped from motorhome to motorhome pretty quick (granted they were parked a lot closer than what would be at any campsite, but still...).


Edit: one thing I will note, almost everyone there was concerned about the fire getting to the fuel tanks (3 diesels, 1 gas, plus each with a full propane tank) and the expected explosions. It became readily apparent that Hollywood has influenced our expectations as there were no such explosions, no parts raining down or people getting knocked off their feet.

Then again maybe it's because nobody runs "NOS" on an RV:

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The ultimate Craigslist troll. Amazing.

http://dontevenreply.com

That is hysterical!
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This show is amazing.

Great gift idea for any of you with kids in the family this Christmas...
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Awesome thread idea but you may want to edit the thread title to: The "You've gotta see this!" thread

The current title is a little misleading.
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Awesome thread idea but you may want to edit the thread title to: The "You've gotta see this!" thread

The current title is a little misleading.
Great idea, revised!
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this shit had me dying so funny!
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this is why craigslist scares me... I'd be so pissed if I was on the other end of that...
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I caught this Escalade that was fully engulfed in flames on the side of the highway a few months back...
That on 53?
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That on 53?
Yup! Right by Woodfield. Good eye!
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Yup! Right by Woodfield. Good eye!
lol....didn't see your 'location' until after watching the vid. It was the building coming up on the West side of the highway that gave me one of those "that looks familiar" moments.
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THis is an oldie but goodie. My friend filmed this the day we got new vending machines in the break room. I put up a sign saying it was voice activated and our dumbass co-worker bought into it. Unfortunately HR caught up to it and found out I put up the sign and he filmed this. lol

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