Don’t Get Back into Your Car While Refueling

There's an email going around warning people not to reenter their car while filling the tank at a gas station. Doing so might create a spark that will set the gas fumes on fire, causing a flash fire. Now this sounds like some kind of urban legend, but Mike Davis at, who's done some research into the subject, warns that the danger is small but real.

Email Hoaxes

Posted on Sun Sep 14, 2003

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