Saturday, September 1, 2018

2018 - People Burning To Death

2018-09-15 - Passenger bus goes up in flames and burns woman to death in coastal Colombo on the island of Sri Lanka:

Quote: "A female corpse has been found in a burnt bus in Kehelbaddara, Gampaha. The Police said the bus had caught fire early this morning (September 15) and the body of the female was found close to the driver’s seat. It has been revealed that the deceased was the bus driver’s wife. She was 58-year-old at the time of her death."

2018-09-15 - Man found dead in burned-out car in carpark at coastal Maslin Beach, Adelaide (Australia):

Quote: "A body, believed to be male, has been discovered at an Adelaide beach in a burnt-out car. Police were called to a car park on Gulf Parade at Maslin Beach just before 7am on Saturday after the body was found. Police are not treating the death as suspicious and a report is being prepared for the Coroner."

2018-09-13 - Deadly fire burns garage at townhome at 12:42 AM near coastal Everett (Washington), man dies in car, 6 injured:

Quote: "Investigators say the fire at 127th Street Southeast and Third Avenue was reported at 12:42 a.m. Thursday. When fire crews arrived, flames were coming out of the garage and most of the family was already standing outside. Firefighters said the fire, which was contained to the garage, was mostly under control within about 20 minutes, but a 29-year-old man was found dead inside a car."

2018-09-10 - Car bursts into flame and burns woman to death at 1 AM near Hinjewadi (India):

Quote: "'We were told that the woman was sick and could not get out of the car, but the three travelling with her jumped out,' said another fire official, who only identified himself as Machpati, also of Rahatani fire station."

2018-09-08 - Person found dead in burning pickup truck just before 2 AM near the Toe River in Yancey County (North Carolina):

2018-09-05 - Passenger bus bursts into flame and kills baby girl at toll plaza in coastal Lagos (Nigeria):

Quote: "A girl was on Wednesday burnt to death in a commercial bus gutted by fire at the Lekki-Epe Expressway tollgate. It was gathered that the fire was caused by electrical faults in the engine. A source said the kid’s mother, who was carrying her younger sibling, ran out of the bus without her. It was learnt that other passengers also jumped out, leaving the girl behind. The source told The Nation that the child was burnt beyond recognition, adding that the body was handed over to the State Environmental Health Management Unit (SEHMU). 'The bus was totally burnt. Even its tyres were burnt. They said the child’s mother was carrying another baby. As soon as the fire started, she ran out with a baby and forgot the other one.'"

2018-09-04 - Car bursts into flame and burns man to death, fire spreads to home, near Grand Lake in Cumberland Bay (Canada):

Quote: "A 26-year-old Fredericton man died Sunday, trapped inside a burning car outside his father's home in Cumberland Bay, about 90 kilometres east of Fredericton. Dyllin Fearn arrived at his father's house in the Grand Lake community after a family party late Saturday night, his uncle Michael Fearn said Wednesday. Fearn said Dyllin would often sleep in his car rather than go inside and wake people up. He said the family was told police suspect the fire started in the engine. Cumberland Bay fire Chief Reid McLean said the department got the call at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived at the scene on New Dominion Road, a car was on fire with a man trapped inside, he said. The car was parked close to the house, which caught fire as well."

2018-09-03 - RV goes up in flames and kills woman and dogs while parked at home in Glendale (Arizona):

Quote: "Authorities in Glendale say a woman and three dogs died in an RV fire Monday evening."

Note: This is the 405th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 14th deadly RV fire in 2018...

2018-09-03 - Passenger bus goes up in flames, kills 2 people, injures 36 more, in southern Yemen:

Quote: "Two people died and 36 were injured after one of the busses transporting pilgrims from Mecca to Al Urqub in Abyan governorate in the south of Yemen caught fire, an-Nuoba agency reported."

2018-08-26 - Update on SUV that burst into flame on I-70 near Myersville (Maryland) - critically burned woman, 37, now dead:

Quote: "Cramer was driving a Jeep Wrangler west on I-70 near the 38-mile marker when the vehicle caught fire and exited the road, police said."

2018-08-22 - Man, 73, burns to death on street in Swanland just west of coastal Hull (Britain):

Quote: "A man who tragically died after being seen 'on fire' in Swanland has been named. Ken Allanson, 73 was rushed to hospital following the incident in Newton Thorpe Close on Thursday, August 16, but sadly died. An inquest into his death has now been opened at Hull Coroners Court. Emergency services rushed to the scene on August 16, following reports a man was on fire in the street. Several neighbours rushed to help the man, who was 'head to toe in flames' neighbours said. Humberside Police revealed there were no suspicious circumstances into Mr Allanson's death."

Note: A man burst into flame and burned to death on a street late last year in Hull too, mentioned in the 2017-12-27 update...

2018-08-21 - Man found dead and burning in culvert along street in coastal Hilo (Hawaii):

Quote: "Approximately 1:58 p.m. Tuesday, the Hawaii Fire Department and the Hawaii Police Department responded to a reported brush fire on the roadside south of the Komohana and Ponahawai Street intersection in Hilo. Upon fire and police arrival, the burning lifeless body of an unidentified male had been discovered in a culvert on the mauka side of the road. Detectives with the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing this investigation as an unattended death and an autopsy will determine the exact cause of death."

2018-08-21 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills man in Jasper (Texas):

2018-08-18 - Man found dead in burning car inside burning garage at apartments in Simi Valley (California):

Quote: "No rescues had to be performed, but a body was found inside a vehicle in one of the garages after the fire was knocked down, according to Simi Valley police, who came to the scene to investigate. Police said the body belonged to a male, but they provided no further identifying information on Saturday."

2018-08-18 - Man, 49, found dead in burning car before 4:30 AM in parking lot at Disney's Epcot Resort in Kissimmee (Florida):

Quote: "Deputies do not suspect foul play in the death of a man found in a burning car on Walt Disney World property nearly three weeks ago, a sheriff's spokeswoman said. Deputies identified the man, 49-year-old Brian Christ, using his dental records, Deputy Ingrid Tejada-Monforte said Friday."

2018-08-17 - Person found dead in burned car on Noiseux Street in Dunham, Quebec (Canada):

2018-08-13 - Person found dead in burning van at 4 AM on Horsley Road in Northampton (Britain):

2018-08-13 - Man found dead in burning car near Lake Burrumbeet in Bo Peep (Australia):

Quote: "Police were called to Burrumbeet-Hillcrest Road at Bo Peep near the Lake Burrumbeet southern foreshore at around 9.30am, finding a man deceased inside the vehicle. The man is yet to be formally identified, but his death is not being treated as suspicious."

2018-08-11 - Man, 59, found dead in burning pickup truck on street in Moorpark (California):

2018-08-10 - Person found dead in burning car at home in Thermi (Greece), 2 miles from the coast:

2018-08-09 - Person found dead in burning car in driveway in Brockway Township (Michigan):

2018-08-07 - RV goes up in flames and kills person in Fairbanks (Alaska):

Quote: "Fairbanks emergency officials say a person died in a fire that destroyed a motorhome. The Fairbanks Fire Department just after 8 a.m. Tuesday received a 911 call about a structure fire along the Old Richardson Highway. Firefighters found an older-model motorhome in flames on the east side of the Teamsters building in south Fairbanks. The fire had spread to nearby trees. Firefighters extinguished the fire in about 10 to 15 minutes and afterward found a person dead inside."

Note: This is the 358th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 13th deadly RV fire in 2018...

2018-08-07 - Woman found dead in burning SUV along M-53 in Shelby Township (Michigan):

2018-08-05 - Person found dead in burning car at 3:45 AM on McLaughlin Road North in Caledon (Canada):

Quote: "Ontario Provincial Police say they have found human remains inside a vehicle after investigating a car fire in Caledon early Sunday morning. Police say the Caledon Fire Department was dispatched to the fire on McLaughlin Road N. near Mayfield Road at approximately 3:45 a.m. When fire crews extinguished the flames, human remains were located inside of the vehicle."

Quote: "According to Caledon OPP Const. Tamara Schubert, the vehicle fire was not the result of a car accident, and the identity of the individual has not been determined at this time."

Quote: "Earlier this week, Dufferin OPP was called to investigating the circumstances surrounding a car fire north of Orangeville where a dead body was found at the scene."

2018-08-02 - Pickup truck explodes and kills man at school to pick up his child, in Canberra (Australia):

2018-08-02 - Man found dead in burning car on road near Hurontario Street in Mono (Canada):

2018-07-31 - Woman ignites while smoking and burns to death in Warren County (Ohio):
2018-07-30 - Man found dead at 5:30 AM at scene of brush fire along road in West Odessa (Texas):

2018-07-30 - Person found dead in burning car off the Trans-Canada Highway east of Deer Lake (Canada):

Quote: "The RCMP and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating the matter as a sudden death of one person."

2018-07-29 - RV goes up in flames while being repaired and kills woman in Bartow County (Georgia):,19509

Note: This is the 338th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 12th deadly RV fire in 2018...

2018-07-29 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 5 AM and kills man, injures woman, in Hammond (Louisiana):

2018-07-28 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 6:06 AM and kills man on coastal Marrowstone Island (Washington):

2018-07-20 - Man dies in burning pickup truck at Spring Lake RV Resort on South Spring Lake Road in Halstead (Kansas), 1 killed:

Quote: "Once under control, fire crews located a man inside of his pickup truck. His name and age isn't being released at this time."

2018-07-20 - Woman, 74, found burned to death in burned car near French Island Road in Perryopolis (Pennsylvania), near the Youghiogheny River:

2018-07-20 - Woman found dead in smoky house in coastal St. John's (Canada):

Quote: "He said was awakened by the sound of an alarm. He said not long after, he smelled gas in his house and assumed it was a carbon dioxide leak in the woman’s house. Carbon dioxide, however, is odourless. His mother-in-law called 911."

Note: So a smell of gas, e.g. rotten egg odor, but no gas leak, a smoked up home and a dead woman, on the coast...

2018-07-20 - Mother and daughter, 72 and 54, found burned to death in apartment in Dum Dum (India):

2018-07-19 - Person found dead in burning van at church in Tinley Park (Illinois):

Quote: "One person is dead following a van fire in the parking lot of Trinity Lutheran Church, according to the Village of Tinley Park Public Safety."

2018-07-18 - RV trailer bursts into flame at 5:44 AM and kills woman and dog while parked in coastal Southport (North Carolina):

2018-07-14 - Van bursts into flame near the Santa Ana River and kills man during police pursuit in Orange (California):

Quote: "Authorities chased the suspect into the city of Orange, where he traveled north on Orange Olive Road. At some point, he went off the road north of Riverdale Avenue and went toward the nearby river. Authorities said they tried to get the man out of the vehicle, but it eventually erupted in flames as the suspect remained inside."

2018-07-14 - Car goes up in flames and kills man, injures woman, on Coral Springs Boulevard NE in Calgary (Canada):

Quote: "Police say that an incident in northeast Calgary involving the death of a man found inside a burning vehicle is not suspicious in nature. Officials say they were called to the scene at about 2:45 p.m. for reports of a vehicle fire. They found the vehicle in the 600 block of Coral Springs Boulevard N.E. and once the fire was out, they discovered the body of a man inside."

2018-07-13 - Man found dead in burning car at 7:20 AM in driveway at home in Santa Ana (California):\

2018-07-12 - RV bursts into flame just before 5 AM and kills woman and 2 dogs while parked near coastal Ucluelet (Canada):

Note: This is the 320th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 11th deadly RV fire in 2018...

2018-07-10 - Person found dead in burning car at 6 AM on East Simmons Road in Marquette Township (Michigan):

2018-07-09 - Bucket truck bursts into flame in Beechgrove (Tennessee), lineman jumps out and dies:

Quote: "Dean Batey with Duck River Electric was working to repair a security light on a power line pole outside Manchester when the lift bucket he was in caught fire. 'He basically jumped from the bucket to keep from getting burned up. And we think the jump is what killed him? Yes,' said Smith."

Quote: "Batey fell about 15 feet. Duck River Electric president and CEO Michael Watson said Batey did not make contact with the power lines."

Quote: "For now, investigators simply do not know what sparked the blaze. 'I've never heard of this type of incident. The first fatality ever in the company,' said Watson."

2018-07-09 - Person found dead in burning car in coastal Mims (Florida):

2018-07-03 - Car bursts into flame and kills two children, mother critically injured, on US 74 in Jackson County (North Carolina):

Quote: "The North Carolina Highway Patrol said a second child has passed away after a car fire on Tuesday night in Jackson County. Troopers said a woman and her two children were in a 2004 Buick when it caught fire along U.S. 23 westbound. They said the woman and her 6-year-old daughter were able to escape the fire but suffered severe burns. A 2-year-old boy trapped inside the car perished in the fire. The mother and daughter were transported to Mission Hospital for treatment and then later moved to Winston-Salem. Troopers said the 6-year-old girl succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday. The mother remains in critical condition."

2018-07-02 - SUV bursts into flame and kills man on road near Patiala (India):

2018-07-01 - RVs and cars go up in flames just before 3 AM in auto repair yard and kill person in Sacramento (California):

Quote: "Several cars at the business burned along with motor homes that were on the property. A man who lived in one of the motor homes was unaccounted for during and after the blaze. He was last seen around 10 p.m. Saturday with a woman, according to Wade. Crews found a body after the fire was extinguished but have not been able to positively identify the person."

2018-06-30 - Man found dead at site of fire in riverbed near Santee Lakes in Santee (California):

Quote: "Santee firefighters found a body after extinguishing a small fire in a riverbed off Mast Boulevard Saturday afternoon."

2018-06-30 - Charter tour boat explodes and burns in the Exuma Cays (Bahamas), 1 killed, 9+ injured:

Quote: "Twelve persons are being airlifted to New Providence currently after the chartered tour boat they were on exploded this morning. According to police reports, shortly after 10:00 a.m., a chartered tour boat – 4C’s – was traveling through the Exuma Cays when an explosion occurred, causing the boat to catch afire. Intelligence said 10 tourists, believed to be Americans and two Bahamians were on board."

2018-06-27 - Person found burned to death near burning car on River Road neat to the Smith River in Fieldale (Virginia):

Quote: "According to the Henry County Sheriff's Office, the Martinsville-Henry County 911 center received a report of a burnt vehicle in the 4700 block of River Road in Fieldale. When deputies arrived to the scene, they found human remains near the vehicle. According to deputies, it is possible that the fire may have started accidentally."

2018-06-24 - Van bursts into flame and kills two women, 5+ people injured, in Hasilpur (Pakistan):,-two-dead/20569,-seven-injured-as-van-catches-fire

Quote: "Two women were burnt alive and five other persons sustained injuries when a passenger van caught fire in Hasilpur near Multan."

2018-06-24 - Boat explodes and burns and kills man on Jackson Lake in Newton County (Georgia):

2018-06-22 - Boat goes up in flames and kills woman in Corio Bay in coastal Geelong (Australia):

Quote: "A woman's body has been found after a fire aboard a boat on Corio Bay. The blaze broke out at approximately 5.15pm on Friday aboard a small vessel that was tied up at the Stony Pier Lane Jetty. CFA crews raced to Geelong's Waterfront and found the boat well ablaze. A search of the vessel after the flames had been extinguished uncovered the woman's remains. Police say the death is not currently being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the coroner."

2018-06-18 - Pickup truck goes up in flames and kills man, 64, on Wynnwood Avenue in Tonawanda (New York):

Quote: "The body of a man was discovered inside the truck. His identity is not yet known. He has been transported to the Erie County Medical Examiner's office. Foul play is not suspected at this time."

2018-06-16 - Man, 27, found burned to death in burning car at 3:15 AM near the Cuivre River in Troy (Missouri):

Quote: "A body found in a burning car June 16 has been identified as that of Jonathan Krocak, 27, the owner of the car. The Major Case Squad, which had been called in to assist with the investigation, has been deactivated."

2018-06-15 - Man, 32, found dead in burning car off Burts Pit Road in Northampton (Massachusetts), 2 miles from the Connecticut River:

Quote: "The DA's office said there was a small fire inside the car. Carey told 22News after the body was discovered, that it is not suspected that the man had been the victim of a crime, and there is no threat to public safety."

2018-06-14 - Mobile phone explodes and kills man in Mutiara Damansara (Malaysia):

2018-06-11 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills 2 children, injures another, near Bronson (Michigan):

2018-06-10 - One of the two women who went up in flames at restaurant dies, in Wichita (Kansas):

Quote: "One of the woman burned in a restaurant fire last month in north Wichita has died, according to her son.  Angel Reyes said his mother Rosa Martinez died from her injuries. The fire happened at Rostizeria Los Reyes restaurant in the 500 block of W. 21st Street. According to authorities, the officer found a woman on fire and patted her down in order to extinguish the flames. Once the fire was out, the woman told the officer her sister was inside the restaurant and also on fire. The police officer had to break the glass in the door to get inside the locked restaurant and rescue the second woman. Both women went to an area hospital with second and third degree burns."

Note: This event was mentioned in the 2018-05-11 update

2018-06-05 - Car bursts into flame and kills woman in Las Vegas (Nevada):

Quote: "Marcia Davis, 78, was driving her Buick Verano west on Charleston when the rear passenger compartment of the car caught fire. Davis attempted to turn into a private drive by the Sundance Village Apartments when she struck a lamp pole, according to a release. Officers with Las Vegas Metro police who were in the apartment complex responded and broke the window to free Davis from the fire. She was taken to UMC Trauma, where she later died."

Note: This happened on the same day as another car burst into flame at 6:15 AM and burned someone to death on I-15 near Las Vegas, mentioned in the 2018-06-02 update

2018-06-03 - Car goes up in flames and kills person in coastal New Orleans (Louisiana):

Quote: "The car was found at the corner of Lourdes Street and Savoie Court, and police said the body discovered inside was being investigated as an unclassified death."

2018-06-02 - Car bursts into flame and kills person at 6:15 AM on I-15 near Las Vegas (Nevada):

Quote: "At about 1 p.m., Metro homicide Lt. Ray Spencer said that evidence at the scene revealed that 'there is no foul play suspected whatsoever.'"

2018-06-01 - Car bursts into flame and burns man to death in Rimmanaguda (India):

Quote: "When the vehicle (AP 11P 8686) reached Rimmanaguda village, a fire broke out in the vehicle and engulfed it even before he could stop the car and get out. Police who visited the spot said they found broken pieces of window panes, which suggested that Bhuma Rao had attempted to escape unsuccessfully."

2018-05-30 - Girl, 13, ignites near fire pit, dies shortly later, in Terrace (Canada), near the Skeena River:

Quote: "Grace Peerless, 13, and her family were enjoying a fire in their backyard the evening of May 24 when Grace’s clothing and hair suddenly caught on fire."

2018-05-27 - Woman falls into fire pit and burns to death at home in Worcester (Massachusetts):

Quote: "She said her mother was fine just 10 minutes before her husband found her. The woman was badly burned and pronounced dead at the scene, Worcester Deputy Fire Chief Martin Dyer said, according to the news outlet."

2018-05-26 - Car bursts into flame and kills man on I-71 in Richland County (Ohio):

Quote: "Gnim Talle, 19, of Columbus, was a passenger in a 2001 Ford Mustang when it caught fire. He was trapped inside and died at the scene, authorities said. The incident occurred on Interstate 71, near milepost 158 in southern Richland County at approximately 4:20 p.m. The Mustang was northbound on Interstate 71 when it caught fire. Kyshawn Ramsey, 20, was the driver of the vehicle. He pulled to the shoulder where it struck a guard rail and became fully engulfed. Ramsey was not injured."

Note: About 56 miles as the gas blows from where the SUV burst into flame and killed a woman near Lake Erie the day prior, in Port Clinton (Ohio), mentioned in the 2018-05-25 update

2018-06-25 - SUV bursts into flame and burns woman to death, man jumps out and is injured, in Port Clinton (Ohio), near Lake Erie:

Quote: "Svihlik was driving west on Ohio 2 when the 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer began to smoke and caught fire, the release says. Seconds later, the SUV became engulfed in flames. Svihlik's husband got out of the SUV while it was still moving and fell onto the road, the release says. Svihlik could not get out and was pronounced dead at the scene, the release says."

Note: Here's a Google Maps link of the area...

2018-05-18 - Man, 60, found dead on burned couch at home in Atwood (Illinois):

Quote: "Police and fire officials are investigating the death of an Atwood man found in his home Friday as an accident or the result of a medical issue. Atwood Police Chief Rob Bross said Jeffrey Browning, 60, was discovered dead on the couch in his living room by his father. Bross said Mr. Browning’s father stopped by his son’s house in the 300 block of North Main Street about 9 p.m. to check on him, as he occasionally did. Bross said burn patterns showed the fire started on the couch but extinguished itself."

2018-05-17 - Person found dead in burning car on Montreal Road near Ottawa (Canada):

Quote: "Police say a body was found inside that burning vehicle, but they don't suspect foul play in this incidence. This discovery comes just two weeks after another body was found inside a burning vehicle on Carp Road."

Note: Yep, burning to death in cars is becoming a popular way to die...

2018-05-14 - Man ignites at gas station, dies 3 weeks later, in Atlanta (Georgia):

Quote: "A man, who suffered severe burns on most of his body after he caught on fire while pumping gas in Georgia, died on Monday. The man, whose identity has not been released, was pumping gas around 12pm on April 25 at a Texaco when the incident occurred. Witnesses said they couldn't see exactly what happened because the man caught on fire so quickly."

2018-05-09 - Van explodes and burns and kills man, ignites tractor trailer, at business in Ono (Pennsylvania), man injured too:

Quote: "An employee of a trucking company in Lebanon County was killed in a van explosion, state police said. It happened at J.P. Donmoyer, Inc. in Ono around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. State police said the employee was driving a maintenance van to pick up a tractor-trailer driver who had parked the truck in a back lot. The van exploded, killing Stephen Miller, 65, of Lebanon, state police said."

2018-05-09 - Person burns to death at 12:23 AM on burning mattress beneath I-4 overpass in Orlando (Florida):

Quote: "A burning body was discovered under a downtown Interstate 4 overpass early Wednesday morning, according to an Orlando Police Department spokeswoman. The Orlando Fire Department arrived on the scene near I-4 west at the Colonial Drive at about 12:23 a.m., police spokeswoman Michelle Guido said. Firefighters discovered a body after extinguishing a small fire, Guido said. The cause of death is under investigation but police don’t suspect foul play. It’s not clear how the fire started."

2018-05-08 - Ambulance goes up in flames at 12:50 AM and kills 2 people, injures another, in Delhi (India):

Quote: "Two men were charred to death and another injured when the ambulance they were sleeping in caught fire in south Delhi's Sheikh Sarai area in the early hours today, said an officer from the Delhi Fire Service. A call was received at 12. 50 am about the blaze and two fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The deceased were identified as Guddu and Rahul, he said. The injured man was identified as 32-year-old Subodh. He sustained 40 per cent burn injuries and is admitted to Safdarjung Hospital."

2018-05-07 - Person found dead in burning car along road in Alcorn County (Mississippi):

Quote: "Human remains were found inside a burned car on Monday afternoon near the intersection of county roads 518 and 550 in the southwest portion of Alcorn County, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Caldwell said foul play does not appear to be a factor at this time. It appeared the car ran off the side of the road, the sheriff added."

2018-05-06 - Two people found dead in burning car on Tapiola Road in Portage Township (Michigan), 8 miles from Lake Superior:

Quote: "Two people are dead following a vehicle fire Sunday morning in Houghton County. Houghton County Undersheriff Kevin Coppo says Houghton County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to Donken/Tapiola Road in Portage Township at 9:42 a.m. Sunday for reports of a vehicle fire. Otter Lake Fire Department came to the scene and put out the fire. Once extinguished, fire fighters found two bodies inside the vehicle."

2018-05-06 - Charred corpse found in burning car on the Red River Road in Harrington (Canada):

Quote: "The burned body of a person was found in a vehicle on the Red River Road in Harrington in the Laurentians on Sunday afternoon. Firefighters made the gruesome discovery after receiving a call about a vehicle fire. The Sûreté du Québec said it did not have details Sunday night, but did not rule out any hypothesis."

2018-05-05 - E-cigarette explodes, ignites fire and kills man at home in coastal St. Petersburg (Florida):

Quote: "St. Petersburg officials believe a man died Saturday when an electronic cigarette exploded in his face and caused a fire. The call came in at around 9:45am about a fire, but when firefighters got to the home in the 300 block of 19th Avenue NE, they found the body of 38-year-old Tallmadge D'Elia. Fire Rescue Lt. Steven Lawrence said investigators believe D'Elia was using a vape pen when it exploded in his face, starting a fire."

2018-05-05 - AC unit explodes and burns at home, two children burned to death, in Delhi (India), 2 people burn to death in factory at 3 AM too:

Quote: "In the first incident, a 10-year-old boy and his nine-year-old sister were charred to death after an air conditioner's compressor exploded at their home in northwest Delhi's Adarsh Nagar area, the official said."

2018-05-02 - Man burns to death in parking lot near sushi restaurant in coastal Victoria (Canada):

Quote: "A man who was found on fire in a Victoria parking lot Wednesday morning has died from his injuries, police say. The owners of a local sandwich shop in the 600-block of Gorge Road rushed outside with a fire extinguisher after a customer spotted the man fully engulfed in flames. It happened in the parking lot between the Sandman Hotel and Chiba Sushi on the busy corner of Gorge and Douglas Street around 11:30 a.m."

2018-05-02 - Man in his 30s found burned to death in burning car on Holden Street in Detroit (Michigan):

2018-05-02 - Person found dead in burning car on Carp Road in Ottawa (Canada):

2018-04-30 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 2:57 AM and kills two men, injures another, on Napier Road in Enfield (Britain), 2300 feet from reservoir:

2018-04-30 - Several cars and home go up in flames and kill man just after midnight near Jewell (Iowa):

Quote: "Investigators say the resident ran a salvage business, and several cars close to the house caught fire. That spread to an LP tank that ruptured, making the situation even worse."

2018-04-29 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills boy in Simcoe, Cullman County (Alabama):

2018-04-26 - Man burns to death while burning brush at home on Briggs Chaney Road in Silver Spring (Maryland):

2018-04-25 - Minivan bursts into flame then runs off road, woman burned to death, in Eden Prairie (Minnesota):

Quote: "It happened shortly before 1 p.m., when a car apparently being driven east on Highway 5 and merging on to Highway 212 started on fire, ran off the road and became completely engulfed. Unconfirmed reports say the vehicle was burning for more than a quarter mile before leaving the road."

Quote: "The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a fatal vehicle fire that occurred on Highway 5 near Mitchell Road in Eden Prairie, Wednesday afternoon. Both the vehicle, a 2013 Chrysler Town and Country, and the driver were on fire, according to the incident report. Susan Jean Clark, 66, of Eden Prairie was transported to HCMC, but died as a result of her injuries."

Note: No crash, just a minivan going up in flames and burning a woman to death...

2018-04-22 - Car or barbecue goes up in flames in garage and kills couple at townhome in Mississauga (Canada):

Quote: "One person has been pronounced dead by paramedics after a fire today in Mississauga. Police got a call at 7:36 p.m. regarding a car engulfed in flames inside a townhouse garage in the area of Burnhamthorpe and South Millway, with heavy damage done to both the house and vehicle. Paramedics arrived on scene and began treating two people, one male and one female, who were found with no vital signs. The male victim has been pronounced dead, paramedics report. The female has been transported to hospital. The investigation into the fire is ongoing."

2018-04-22 - Man dies while burning stuff on his property in Clay County (Kentucky):

Quote: "The sheriff says they believe the man had been burning stuff around his property."

2018-04-21 - Car bursts into flame in garage at home, fire spreads to home and kills man, in coastal Falmouth (Maine):

Quote: "One person has died in a fire at a home on Gray Road in Falmouth. Crews were called to the scene around 5 o'clock Saturday evening. Falmouth Fire Chief Howard Rice, Jr. says the fire started in a car in the garage, which spread to the house."

Note: All vehicles are now randomly igniting firebombs that can go off at any time, so park a vehicle in your garage, especially an attached garage, at your own risk...

2018-04-20 - Burning car found with dead man inside at midnight on 15th Street in coastal Jersey City (New Jersey):

Quote: "A man was found dead inside a burning vehicle late Friday night, a spokesman with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office confirmed. Firefighters responding to a car fire on 15th Street between Erie and Grove streets around midnight Friday night found a body inside the burning vehicle, sources said."

2018-04-20 - Burning car found with four dead people in Price Township near Timmons (Canada):

Quote: "The Timmins Police Service is in the midst of investigating a suspicious vehicle fire which occurred on Price Road, approximately six kilometers south of Dalton Road, in Price Township, south of the City of Timmins, said a news release from the police service on Saturday. Police were first alerted to the incident during the late afternoon hours of Friday, April 20th."

2018-04-19 - Van explodes into flame and kills 4 people, injures 10 more, in Khairpur (Pakistan):

2018-04-19 - RV trailer goes up in flames just after 1 AM and kills man in coastal Poulsbo (Washington):

2018-04-15 - RV goes up in flames before 5:30 AM and kills man on Zastrow Drive near Bakersfield (Missouri):

Note: This is the 193rd RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 10th deadly RV fire in 2018...

2018-04-12 - Cellphone explodes and kills boy in Chhattisgarh (India):

Quote: "According to a TOI report, the explosion was so massive that the boy's intestine could be seen spilling out while he was being rushed to the hospital. The family had to wrap a cloth around him to keep the intestines in place. The incident took place in Koriya district of Chhattisgarh."

Quote: "This is the second such fatal case of mobile phone explosion reported in less than a month. In an another horrific incident, a 19-year-old girl in Odisha lost her life after Nokia 5233 phone exploded in her hands."

2018-04-11 - Driver has 'medical issue', pickup truck ignites and burns him to death, in West Valley City (Utah):

Quote: "Police said the driver appeared to have suffered a medical issue and pulled off to the side of the road. The heat from the truck caught some nearby brush on fire which then caught the truck on fire. They say no foul play is suspected."

2018-04-10 - Car goes up in flames at 3:37 AM in Boise (Idaho), 1 killed, 2 injured:

Quote: "Two others, an adult female and a toddler who were asleep in the car, were injured in the fire, according to police. Officials believe a portable heating device in the vehicle started the fire."

2018-04-04 - Car bursts into flame at 5 AM and kills man on highway in coastal Tuaran (Malaysia):

Quote: "The man, whose identity had yet to be established, was trapped in the Perodua Myvi car after it caught fire at about 5am, the department said in a statement."

2018-04-04 - Man, 73, ignites while barbecuing, dies shortly later, in Spanish Fork (Utah):

2018-04-04 - Television bursts into flame in home, man in his 60s carries it outside, collapses, dies shortly later, in Raphoe (Ireland), 6 miles from the coast:

Quote: "The man, who was in his 60s and who lived alone, was watching television when it burst into flames on Monday evening. Named locally as Wilson McGirr, he was a well-known and respected farmer in the area. It is believed Mr McGirr feared the television would set fire to the rest of his home and managed to take the set outside onto the road. However, it is understood he may then have suffered suspected heart complications possibly related to smoke inhalation. He managed to call neighbours but then collapsed at his house. Neighbours rushed to his aid and managed to carry out CPR and call emergency services. An ambulance took Mr McGirr to hospital where he remained in a critical condition yesterday. However, he passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning."

2018-04-03 - Man found dead in burning car at 3 AM at shopping mall in Bell Gardens (California):

2018-04-02 - Person found dead in burning car at school in Pontiac (Michigan):

2018-04-02 - Man, 40, burns to death in prison cell at HMP Risley in Warrington (Britain):

2018-03-31 - Man found dead in burning car at 2:30 AM on Crenshaw Street in coastal Mobile (Alabama):

2018-03-29 - Passenger bus bursts into flame at 1:25 AM and kills 20+ people in Tak Province (Thailand):

Quote: "'The driver said he saw fire breaking out from the middle of the bus, which then spread quickly,' Kritkanok Dan-udom, the chief of Maetor district police station, told Reuters."

Note: This is the 218th bus to burn in 2018...

2018-03-29 - Woman, 77, dies while burning debris at home in Shannon (North Carolina):

2018-03-28 - Car goes up in flames at 5:50 AM and kills two people at beach in coastal Kamisu (Japan):

Quote: "Police are investigating the deaths of two people whose charred bodies were found inside a burned-out vehicle in Kamisu, Ibaraki Prefecture. According to police, at around 5:50 a.m. on Wednesday, a man who had been out fishing notified police of 'a burning vehicle with people inside' parked along a breakwater in the Minamihama district. After firefighters extinguished the blaze, police said the remains of two people were found in the driver’s and front passenger seats."

2018-03-28 - Man, 83, dies in burning car on Golf Links Road in Frankston (Australia), 3 miles from the coast:

2018-03-27 - RV bursts into flame and kills person before 1:30 AM while parked at Walmart in coastal Oceanside (California):

Note: This is the 154th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 9th deadly RV fire in 2018...

2018-03-26 - Car explodes into flame and kills man on highway near Bukit Kayu Hitam (Malaysia):

Quote: "'A witness claimed that the car exploded and the fire spread quickly, causing the car to crash by the left side of the road,' he said."

Quote: "A man was burnt to death when the car he was driving exploded and burst into flames, before it skidded and rammed into a road divider near Bukit Kayu Hitam in Kedah on Monday morning (Mar 26), local wire agency Bernama reported. The unidentified victim, who suffered 100 per cent burns, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident along the North-South Expressway. Based on the car’s registration number, the owner was identified as 71-year-old Tan Kia Sock."

2018-03-25 - Pickup truck goes up in flames at 4:30 AM and kills man in Merom (Indiana), 2300 feet from the Wabash River:

Quote: "Ridge's body was found inside his burned out pickup truck off Cooper Street in Merom around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Dudley said the truck is believed to have been running at the time the fire broke out. The vehicle had been driven into a nearby yard prior to the fire, she said."

2018-03-23 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 1:30 AM and kills person in the Town of Medary (Wisconsin):

2018-03-20 - Person found dead in burning pickup truck on American Flat Road near Reno (Nevada):

2018-03-18 - Person found dead in burning car on Plum Orchard Lake Road in Scarboro (West Virginia):

2018-03-18 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills man just before 2 AM while parked in/near Prosser (Washington):

2018-03-17 - Car goes up in flames at 3 AM and kills 18-year-old man in Barrett (Minnesota):

Quote: "An 18-year-old man has died after his car caught fire early Saturday morning in Barrett, Minnesota. According to Minnesota State Patrol, around 3 a.m., the teen was driving north on Highway 55 in his 1991 Olds Cutlass and went off the road north of Barrett. The under brush and dry grasses under the vehicle caught fire and the car burned."

2018-03-15 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 1 AM and kills man on Salt Creek Road in Garden City (Georgia):

2018-03-14 - Person found dead in burning car at 4:30 AM on road in Germantown (Maryland):

2018-03-13 - Woman on fire burns to death on Queens Road near the River Thames in Richmond (Britain):

Quote: "A woman who was 'on fire' has died in Richmond. A spokeswoman from the Met Police said: 'Police were called at approximately 1.15pm on Monday, March 12 to reports of a woman on fire in the street in Queens Road, Richmond.'"

2018-03-12 - Man found dead and burned in field in Redland (Florida):

Quote: "Police have a mystery on their hands after a burned body was discovered in a field in southwest Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade Police are not saying how badly burned the person was but a law enforcement source said investigators discovered the body of a male."

2018-03-11 - Person found dead in burning pickup truck shortly before 6 AM near the Rouge River in Detroit (Michigan):

Quote: "Police are investigating Sunday after a body was found 'burned beyond recognition' in a car fire in Southwest Detroit. Firefighters extinguished the gray 2000 Chevy Silverado shortly before 6 a.m. and discovered the victim inside. The car fire took place on the 9600 block of Herkimer, which is north of I-75 and east of the Rouge River. "

2018-03-11 - Car bursts into flame and burns person to death on road in Gurgaon (India):

Quote: "Gurgaon: An unidentified person was charred to death after a white Maruti Swift Dzire car caught fire near Gurgaon’s Ullahawas village on Sunday, police said. The vehicle was found completely burnt by the side of the main road at Behrampur T-Point in Sector 59 by the police."

Quote: "On September 1 last year, three people were burnt to death in a car in the same region after it caught fire mysteriously."

2018-03-11 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills man near Atoka (Oklahoma):

2018-03-10 - Tractor goes up in flames and kills man in Shawnee County (Kansas):

Quote: "Upon arrival a farm tractor was discovered to be on fire. The operator of the tractor was deceased upon arrival of emergency personal."

Note: This is the 496th tractor/tanker/semi to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-03-10 - Person found dead and burning near the Connecticut River in Hatfield (Massachusetts):

Quote: "Just before 9:30 Saturday night, a 911 call was made reporting a fire at the end of Bridge Lane in Hatfield. Lt. Sean Carroll of the state police barracks in Northampton told 22News police discovered a human body was on fire. Nothing about the body is known, including the gender or why it was on fire."

Quote: "Bridge Lane is a dead end road, which transitions into dirt leading into farm land that goes right up to the Connecticut River."

2018-03-06 - Man burns to death while barbecuing at home in coastal Onehunga, Auckland (New Zealand):

Quote: "A man has been killed after sustaining serious burns in Auckland. Emergency services were called to a house on Felix St, Onehunga, just after 4pm on Tuesday. The man was found dead on the property with serious burns. It is understood a barbeque may have been involved. A police spokesperson says the circumstances are not suspicious."

2018-03-06 - Passenger bus goes up in flames and kills man in Dolian Jattan (India):

Quote: "A man was charred to death after a bus caught fire under mysterious circumstances in Kathua district’s Dolian Jattan village in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday."

2018-03-05 - Man in his 50s found dead in burning SUV on South Olden Avenue in Trenton (New Jersey), 2 miles from the Delaware River:

Quote: "According to police, on Mar. 5th, shortly after 3 p.m., Trenton police received multiple 911 calls for a car fire in the rear of 464 South Olden Avenue. The fire department reported the vehicle was fully involved upon arrival. A deceased male in his early 50s was found in the dark-colored Ford SUV."

2018-03-05 - Person burns to death in burning car shortly before 6:30 AM in carpark at Burbage Common near Hinckley (Britain):

Quote: "The death is being treated as 'unexplained' at the moment, a spokeswoman for Leicestershire Police said. Emergency services were called to the car park shortly before 6.30am after a member of the public reported a vehicle on fire. The area was cordoned off when the body was found."

2018-03-05 - Car explodes into flame at 4 AM then hits heavy truck head-on, near Karnal (India), 4 killed:

Quote: "In a bizarre incident, four people were killed after the fuel tank of a car exploded and subsequently the vehicle collided with a truck on GT Road near Haryana’s Shamgadh village in Karnal."

2018-03-04 - Car ignites and burns man to death near recycling center in Broadwell (Britain):

Quote: "The car was parked about 10 metres off Speech House road near to the entrance to the quarry, which is a household recycling centre. A body, believed to be that of a man in his thirties, was discovered in the vehicle around 10.30pm on Saturday, March 3."

Quote: "Officers are not treating the incident as suspicious."

2018-03-03 - Car goes up in flames and kills driver on US 6 in Wood County near Weston (Ohio):

Quote: "The Wood County Sheriff's Office are investigating a vehicle fire Saturday that killed one person. According to the Wood County Sheriff's Office, officers received a report of a fully engulfed vehicle fire on U.S. 6, just east of Rangeline Road."

2018-02-28 - RV goes up in flames at 3:33 AM and kills person in Gardena (California):

Quote: "A person perished in an RV fire this morning in the Gardena area just outside of Compton. The RV was reported to be engulfed in flames at 3:33 a.m. in the area of Avalon and Compton boulevards, said a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher."

Note: This is the 100th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 8th deadly RV fire in 2018...

2018-02-28 - Passenger bus bursts into flame and kills 1 person, injures 12 more, in Hapur (India):

Quote: "A passenger who was trapped inside the vehicle was burnt to death, while 12 others were rescued with injuries."

Note: This is the 138th bus to burn in 2018...

2018-02-26 - Golf cart bursts into flame at home, ignites and destroys pickup and home and kills man, near Lake Helen (Florida):

Quote: "A 9-1-1 call about a golf cart on fire was made shortly before 9:45 a.m., and when emergency crews arrived the home was engulfed in flames, Howard Goldberg, battalion chief with Volusia County Fire Services, said."

Quote: "According to neighbors, when we got here, something happened with golf cart that set the grass on fire, set the vehicles on fire, and also the house..."

2018-02-25 - Two people burn to death in burning car on Santiago Canyon Road in Orange (California):

Quote: "Two people were killed Sunday evening in a car fire along an Orange County toll road. Power lines were down in all lanes of Santiago Canyon Road in Orange, according to the California Highway Patrol.  Several vehicles drove over the power lines, but it was not immediately clear if the vehicle was engulfed in flames as a result of the downed power lines."

2018-02-24 - Towboat bursts into flame after 4 AM and kills man near coastal Fujairah (UAE):

Quote: "A Filipino seaman died, while 2 other persons were injured in a towboat fire in the waters off Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.  Authorities said the incident happened at past 4 in the morning on February 23 while the boat was on its way to India from Ajman."

2018-02-23 - Person burns to death in car near coastal Clogherhead (Ireland):

Quote: "A body has been found in a burned out car near Clogherhead, Co. Louth. Gardaí offered the following statement: 'Gardaí are at the scene of an incident in Clogherhead this afternoon. It is being treated as a tragic incident.'"

2018-02-22 - Boat goes up in flames before 2:30 AM and kills woman and dog on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Stone (Britain):

2018-02-19 - Man, 69, found dead in burning pickup truck near Los Amigos Road in Windsor (California):

2018-02-18 - Person found dead in burning car at 11:15 AM parked near strip mall in Modesto (California):

Quote: "Tait reports investigators are still piecing together the incidents leading up to the unidentified person’s death. It does not appear to be a homicide, however, Tait said."

2018-02-18 - Man, 41, found burned to death in burning SUV parked at home in Sioux City (Iowa):

2018-02-17 - Car explodes and kills man on Louis-Cayer Road in Sherbrooke (Canada):

2018-02-16 - Man burns to death in burning pickup truck near Stanley (North Dakota):

2018-02-15 - Yacht goes up in flames and kills man while docked in coastal Albany (Australia):

2018-02-15 - Man found burned to death in brush fire in Chelsea (Massachusetts), 3900 feet from the ocean:

2018-02-15 - Man, 47, burns to death in burning car near Rock Springs (Wyoming):

2018-02-13 - Person found burned to death in car near Goedewil (South Africa), tractor trailer bursts into flame separately:

Quote: "TRAC Spokesman Solange Soares Nicholson, said authorities discovered a burned body in the passenger seat of an Opel Corsa around 07:00. She confirmed that the incident occurred between Goedewil and Crossroads, on the Schoemanskloof Road. The exact cause of the accident is unknown at this stage. Nicholson added that no damage was visible on the vehicle, and that no other vehicle was involved. 'Except for skid marks, there are no other signs of what could have happened,' she said."

Quote: "The scene where a truck caught fire on the N4 Crocodile Gorge this morning, has been cleared. Spokesman for the Department of Safety, Security and Liaison, Moeti Mmusi, said that a truck caught fire in the Crocodile Gorge at around 08:00. The exact cause has not yet been determined."

2018-02-11 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame and kills driver while parked in Mombasa (Kenya):

Quote: "At the same time, a turnboy sleeping in a truck parked at a petrol station in Jomvu constituency was burnt to death after fire broke out from the engine section."

Quote: "The turnboy was reportedly overwhelmed by the fire after his efforts to open the windows failed."

2018-02-10 - Person found burned to death at 5:20 AM near West Capitol Avenue and 5th Street in Sacramento (California):

2018-02-09 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills man in Manchaca (Texas):

2018-02-08 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 12:20 AM and kills person in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma):

2018-02-08 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills man near Danville (Ohio):

2018-02-06 - Man found burned to death in burning pickup at strip club at 7 PM in Woodville (Mississippi):

Quote: "A white Chevrolet Silverado was found burning outside the Illusions Gentlemen’s Club at approximately 7 p.m. Friday. Volunteers with the Wilkinson County Fire Department extinguished the blaze, and found the man’s body in the driver’s seat. Illusions is located on U.S. 61 south of Woodville, right across the street from the Wilkinson County Sheriff’s Office."

2018-02-06 - Man in his 40s found burned to death in garden at home in coastal Eastbourne (Britain):

Quote: "The dead man is believed to have lived in the upstairs flat of the property and was in his 40s. Eye witnesses say they saw smoke coming from the garden."

2018-02-05 - Man, 92, ignites and burns to death in garden at his home in Linwood (Scotland), 5 miles from the coast

Quote: "Neighbours found the pensioner engulfed in flames in his garden in Russell Place around 5pm on Sunday."

Quote: "An elderly man has died after a fire broke out in his home in Renfrewshire. The 92-year-old was reportedly found with serious burns in his garden by neighbours who tried to dampen the flames. He was taken to hospital from the fire in Russell Place, Linwood, on Sunday but later died. Police said inquiries are continuing but the fire is not thought to be suspicious."

2018-02-04 - Woman, 95, burns to death while burning debris in Longview (Texas):

2018-02-03 - School bus bursts into flame and kills 5+ children while parked at Trade Moore Estate in Lugbe (Nigeria):

Note: This is the 36th school bus to burn in 2018, and this is the 75th bus to burn in 2018...

2018-02-02 - Car bursts into flame and kills woman and her 4-year-old son in underground carpark at apartments in Whitefield (India):

Quote: "A 30-year-old woman and her four-year-old son died under mysterious circumstances in Bengaluru after their car went up in flames in the basement of their Whitefield apartment complex on Friday."

Note: About 6 miles as the gas blows from Bellandur Lake, which last burst into flame the day before, mentioned in the 2018-02-01 update...

2018-02-02 - Person found burned to death in burning car at 11:36 PM on Olive Branch Road in Ellabell (Georgia):

2018-02-02 - Man, 54, found burned to death in burning car at 4 AM in parking lot at business in Union (New Jersey):

Quote: "When Union firefighters responded to the report of a vehicle fire in a parking lot Friday morning, they discovered more than just a car fire. According to Union Police Director Dan Zieser, firefighters discovered a body in the car upon extinguishing the fire."

2018-02-01 - Person found burned to death in burned-out car on road near coastal Savannah (Georgia):

2018-02-01 - Man in his 40s burns to death in burning car near train station in coastal Killiney (Ireland):

Quote: "Reports of a car on fire were also called in at 3.40pm near the local train station. A Garda spokeswoman told Dublin Live: 'Dublin Fire Brigade were first on the scene today in Killiney. A body was discovered in the vehicle and we are treating this as a tragic incident. A file will be prepared for the coroner's court.'"

2018-01-31 - Woman found dead and burning on street near cemetery in coastal Miami (Florida):

Quote: "There was nothing near the body, such as gasoline, to suggest a suicide, the source added."

2018-01-29 - Person found burned to death in burned-out vehicle in Pulaski (Iowa):

2018-01-29 - RV goes up in flames and kills man near Descanso (California):

Quote: "A man died in a fire that destroyed an RV in East County Monday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said. Firefighters found the man lying on the ground about 20 feet from the burning home when they arrived. He was unconscious and unresponsive, Cal Fire Capt. Issac Sanchez said. Two firefighters started CPR on him while a third began to put out the blaze, which had fully engulfed the RV on Tappers Hallow Road near Old Ranch Road."

Note: This is the 58th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 7th deadly RV fire in 2018...

2018-01-28 - Car goes up in flames at 5 AM and kills person on the South Mopac Expressway in Austin (Texas):

Quote: "One person died after a vehicle caught fire in South Austin Sunday morning. Austin Police were called to the scene at 5 a.m. with reports of a vehicle on fire in the 3600 block of South MoPac Expressway near Slaughter Lane."

2018-01-28 - Car bursts into flame at 11 PM and kills woman and child, injures man, near Rabupura (India):

Quote: "A 28-year-old woman and her two-and-a-half-year-old son died and a man was injured after their car caught fire in Rabupura area, police said on Monday."

2018-01-27 - Car goes up in flames and kills person on Southern Avenue near coastal Washington DC:

Quote: "A person was found dead after a car fire in the 1500 block of Southern Avenue, on the D.C./Prince George's County border Saturday, police said."

2018-01-27 - Person found burned to death in Rio Rancho (New Mexico), near the Rio Grande:

2018-01-26 - Man in his 50s found burned to death at site of brush fire in Buckhead (Georgia):

Quote: "After Atlanta firefighters and police officers responded to a brush fire in northeast Atlanta Friday evening, they discovered the body of a dead male with burns on his body. It happened at about 8:15 p.m., in the 2040 block of Camellia Lane in northeast Atlanta. According to officers, the preliminary investigation indicated no obvious signs of foul play."

2018-01-26 - RV goes up in flames at 5:30 AM and kills person on Primrose Path in Las Vegas (Nevada):

Note: This is the 50th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 6th deadly RV in 2018...
2018-01-25 - RV goes up in flames and kills man on street in coastal Ventura (California):

Quote: "A man lost his life after a fire broke out inside an R.V. Thursday night, according to the Ventura City Fire Department. It happened at about 10:20 p.m. in the area of North Bank Drive and Johnson Drive."

Note: This is the 46th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 5th person to die in an RV fire this year (does not include RV trailers)...

2018-01-25 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 1:15 AM and kills man on Miners Way in Rough and Ready (California):

2018-01-25 - Man, 56, falls face-down into fire and burns to death near Woodruff Road in Greenville (South Carolina):

Quote: "Baker was found lying face down in a campfire with severe burns to his body, Fowler said."

2018-01-24 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame and kills driver at 4:30 AM while parked at business in Sanford (North Carolina):

Quote: "A tractor-trailer driver died early Wednesday morning in Sanford when the truck caught fire. Sanford police responded around 4:30 a.m. to the fire at 101 McNeil Road. Officers found the driver, who died while in the sleeper cab of the truck."

Note: This is the 159th tractor/tanker/semi to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-01-24 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills man in the wee hours in Hammond (Louisiana):

2018-01-23 - Man found on fire in alley, dies shortly later, in the Mission District in coastal San Francisco (California):

2018-01-22 - Charred corpse of 23-year-old man found at 6 AM along North Pope Bend Road in Bastrop County (Texas):

2018-01-22 - RV goes up in flames and kills man at 2:30 AM in Chino Valley (Arizona), woman injured too:

2018-01-22 - RV goes up in flames and kills person near Lake Hawea (New Zealand):

Note: These are the 39th and 40th RVs to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-01-22 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 4:30 AM and kills 3 people on German Hollow Road in Plymouth (New York):

Quote: "Frair said the family was living in a camper (the structure that caught fire) that was situated on a plot of land."

2018-01-21 - SUV bursts into flame at 1 AM and kills person at home in Catawba Island Township (Ohio):

Quote: "The state fire marshal is investigating the death of a person found trapped in a burning Cadillac Escalade. During routine patrol around 1 a.m. Sunday, officer Robert Schraidt of the Catawba Island Township Police Department observed a vehicle on fire in a private driveway in the 2500 block of N.E. Catawba Rd. The officer discovered a body in the vehicle."

Quote: "Catawba Island Township Police Chief John Gangway said the body was charred from the fire, and officials have not been able to identify the sex of the person inside the vehicle, a 2002 Cadillac Escalade. 'The fire marshal is investigating, and right now we have no clue what started the fire,' Gangway said. 'There is nothing pointing to foul play.'"

Note: Around 960 feet from Lake Erie. Here's a Google Maps link of the area...

2018-01-21 - Man, 52, found dead in burning car at 2:30 AM in lot on High Knoll Road near Lincolnton (North Carolina):

2018-01-21 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills woman in Mooreville (Mississippi):

2018-01-14 - Car bursts into flame and kills man at auto shop in coastal East Patchogue (New York):

Quote: "Police have identified the man whose body was found Sunday night in the driver’s seat of a burned car at an East Patchogue auto repair center, Suffolk police said Monday. Mohammad Rafiq, 65, of Baldwin, has been identified as the man found in the car. Detectives believe his death to be noncriminal in nature."

2018-01-14 - Van explodes and burns on road in Sahiwal (Pakistan), 1 killed, 10 injured:

2018-01-13 - Car bursts into flame just before 4 AM and kills 21-year-old man on Reichetville Road in Boston (Georgia):

Quote: "One person is dead after a car fire in Thomas County. 21-year-old William Owen was driving just before 4 a.m. Saturday when the vehicle he was driving caught fire. Owen was pronounced dead the scene. The incident happened on Reichetville Road one mile from twelve mile post road."

2018-01-11 - Person found dead in burned-out car in coastal St Martin on the island of Guernsey (Britain):

2018-01-09 - Man, 65, dies in burning car in ditch along Mill Creek Road in Sinclairville (New York):

2018-01-07 - Heavy truck bursts into flame and kills man while parked in Lahore (Pakistan):

Quote: "A person was burned to death when a fire engulfed a truck at Lahore’s Guru Mangat road late Sunday night. According to rescue sources, the fire erupted in the truck parked outside an industrial unit and an individual who was sleeping inside the vehicle was burnt alive, according to rescue sources."

2018-01-06 - RV goes up in flames and kills man in Indianapolis (Indiana):

Note: This is the 13th RV to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-01-02 - RV goes up in flames and kills person at 7:20 AM on street in coastal Wilmington (California):

Note: This is the 4th RV to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-01-01 - Car bursts into flame at gas station and kills man in Breuleux (Switzerland):

Quote: "Police in the canton of Jura are investigating why a vehicle caught fire at a petrol station in the village of Breuleux on Sunday morning, killing the driver."

2018-01-01 - Woman found dead in ditch at scene of brush fire in coastal Hanapepe (Hawaii):

Note: Sometimes when people burst into flame, they're gonna start brush fires as they burn. And sometimes brush fires will erupt on their own and the smoke will be lethal and kill people who inhale the smoke too...

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