Thursday, August 1, 2019

2019 - People Burning To Death

2019-08-15 - Car bursts into flame and kills 3-year-old girl near business in Plainview (Texas):

Quote: "At this time, Gibson said, it's unclear what caused the fire and names are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin."

2019-08-07 - Person found dead in burning car on 29th Street in Greeley (Colorado):

2019-08-05 - Car bursts into flame and burns two young children to death in Sichuan (China):

Quote: "In a horrifying tragedy in Sichuan, two children burned to death in a locked car as their grandfather watched on helplessly. The grandfather, surnamed Jing, had brought his two grandchildren out in his car on Saturday (Aug 3), reported newspaper See Hua Daily. Jing, 54, got out of the car to run some errands, leaving the two children, aged two and four, locked in the car. Suddenly, the car burst into flames."

2019-08-03 - Car bursts into flame at 3:25 AM and burns man to death on White Oak Place in Houston (Texas):

Quote: "A 30-year-old man died in a car fire early Saturday morning after his car caught was engulfed in flames. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said that his office is investigating the cause of the fire but that no foul play is suspected. 'The possible reason for the ignition may have been that the engine got on fire and the entire car was engulfed in flames,' Gonzalez said. The incident occurred in the 8100 block of White Oak Place. The man's estranged wife had called police at about 3:25 a.m. because he was spotted in the location. Neighbors came outside when the car ignited and unsuccessfully tried to rescue the man."

2019-08-02 - Passenger bus bursts into flame and burns 5+ people to death, 15 more injured, in Balikesir (Turkey):

2019-07-25 - SUV bursts into flame and burns man to death on street in Delhi (India):

Quote: "A 43-year-old transport service provider was charred to death in his XUV 500 on the flyover on GT Karnal Road near Madhuban Chowk, Rohini on Thursday night. The car suddenly caught fire after which the man got locked inside."

Quote: "In March, a 34-year-old woman and her two minor daughters were charred to death after their car caught fire near Akshardham flyover in east Delhi."

2019-07-24 - Person found dead in burning car at 5 AM on El Manto Drive in Rancho Cordova (California), 620 feet from the American River:

Quote: "Deputies were called to the scene at the end of El Manto Drive, near the river access point, around 5 a.m."

Note: Also see the mobile home that was destroyed by fire in Rancho Cordova on this day about an hour before this car went up in flames...

2019-07-24 - Woman, 58, found burned and dead in apartment in Society Hill area in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "A report of smoke about 9:35 a.m. Wednesday brought firefighters to the 700 block of Lombard Street, but they found no fire on arrival, police said. Instead, they discovered the body of woman who had suffered burns inside the ground floor apartment, according to police. Medics pronounced her dead at the scene at 9:55 a.m."

2019-07-23 - Tractor bursts into flame and kills man near Luchy (France):

Quote: "In the middle of the wheat fields, blackened for miles, the carbonized carcass of a tractor. 'There were so many flames at the beginning … I could not see if anyone was inside,' says William, in shock. His friend, a 65-year-old farmer who was harvesting his field between Blicourt and Luchy, in northwestern Oise, died in the flames on Tuesday afternoon. 'He was a cautious person,' said the retiree. 'He had to make a malaise, it is not possible otherwise.' An investigation was opened by the prosecutor's office of Beauvais which, like the gendarmerie, favors the accidental thesis. The sexagenarian would have lost consciousness, then the tractor would have advanced several meters before firing for reasons that remain unknown."

2019-07-22 - Car goes up in flames and burns man to death in parking lot in Schererville (Indiana):

Quote: "While responding to a report of a vehicle fire Monday morning, police say they found a 69-year-old man sitting inside the car."

Quote: "Cook said foul play is not suspected at this point, and police are seeking surveillance footage from buildings in the area."

2019-07-21 - Car bursts into flame and kills man in San Bernardino County (California):

Quote: "The California Highway Patrol said a man died Friday from burns he suffered when the vehicle he was driving caught fire. The man, who has not been publicly identified by the San Bernardino County coroner, was driving westbound on Interstate 40 near Kelbaker Road shortly after 3 p.m., the CHP said. His vehicle, a 2008 Dodge Avenger, caught fire 'for unknown reasons at this time,' the CHP said in a news release. The driver exited the highway and came to a stop on the Kelbaker Road off-ramp. The man then got out of the car, which became engulfed in flames, CHP said. He suffered third-degree burns and was taken to Barstow Community Hospital, where he later died. Alcohol or drugs are not suspected to have been involved in the incident, which is still being investigated by the CHP Barstow office."

2019-07-20 - Pickup truck goes up in flames and burns person to death southeast of Bend (Oregon):

Quote: "State and local authorities are working to identify a person whose remains were found in a burning truck 45 miles southeast of Bend on Friday. The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office was notified Friday afternoon of a truck fire near Mahogany Butte. U.S. Forest Service crews had extinguished the fire, and a Forest Service law enforcement officer had determined the truck, a 2011 Dodge crew cab pickup, contained human remains. The investigation paused as night fell Friday. On Saturday, investigators gathered evidence in an attempt to determine the cause of the fire and the identity of the person inside the truck, which had suffered extreme damage. The state medical examiner’s office has been involved in the effort, according to a Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office press release. Foul play is not suspected."

2019-07-20 - Car goes up in flames at 2:55 AM and burns 5 people to death in coastal Cape Town (South Africa), 1200 feet from the ocean:

Quote: "Five people have been killed after their vehicle caught alight in Cape Town in the early hours of Saturday. City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue personally responded to the incident at around 02:55, dispatching a fire engine and rescue vehicle from Milnerton Fire Station. On arrival at the scene on Otto Du Plessis Drive in Blaauwbergstrand, firefighters found four women and one man who had died from burn wounds."

2019-07-18 - Woman in her 30s ignites and burns to death shortly before midnight in garden at home in Chadwell Heath area in coastal London (Britain):

Quote: "A woman has died after being found on fire in the back garden of a house in northeast London. London Fire Brigade said it was called to 'reports of a person alight' on Lee Avenue, Chadwell Heath, late on Thursday. 'Sadly a woman was confirmed dead at the scene,' a spokesperson said. The victim was aged in her 30s, according to the Metropolitan Police. The force said her death was 'being treated as unexplained' and officers were working to inform next of kin."

2019-07-18 - Person found dead in burning car just after 2:30 AM along street in South Fulton (Georgia):

2019-07-12 - Man in his 40s found dead in burning car at 4:45 AM on South Cabrillo Avenue in coastal San Pedro (California):

2019-06-28 - Minibus bursts into flame at 12:40 AM and kills two men while parked in coastal Accra (Ghana):

Quote: "A driver’s mate and his friend have been burnt to death while asleep in a bus that caught fire Friday dawn at Odorkor in Accra. The mate has been identified by his sister Kwabena Tongo, 26yrs. The identity of his friend remains unconfirmed. The tragedy happened at about 12:40 am when eyewitnesses say they suddenly noticed thick billowing smoke and fire from the Mazda mini-bus with registration number GX 3119-13."

2019-06-27 - RV trailer bursts into flame and explodes and kills woman in coastal Port Orange (Florida):

2019-06-20 - Woman found dead and burned in yard at home in coastal Mobile (Alabama):

2019-06-19 - Car bursts into flame and burns man to death on highway in coastal Mumbai (India):

Quote: "A Thane businessman was charred to death after his car caught fire on the Mumbai-Goa highway and then exploded on Wednesday morning. The hatchback is suspected to have caught fire due to a short circuit, said the police."

Quote: "Khed police inspector Suvarna Patki said, 'Kamble was driving alone. As soon as a short-circuit led to a fire, the car's doors locked due to the centralised lock system and Kamble was trapped. The vehicle exploded and he was charred to death inside.'"

2019-06-14 - Man and dog burn to death in burning car just after midnight while parked in driveway on North Mountain Road in Copake (New York):

Quote: "Investigators with the sheriff's office say a male victim was located inside a vehicle on North Mountain Road. The fire was reported just after midnight. Police say a dog was also found deceased in the vehicle. Police say the fire does not appear suspicious, however the investigation is ongoing."

2019-06-14 - Man, 86, burns to death in his driveway at home near London (Kentucky):

Quote: "The body of an 86-year-old man was found on fire in the driveway of his home Friday morning."

Quote: "The coroner, who said he is not related to the deceased, said authorities are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death, but they do not suspect foul play. Bowling said it 'was probably an accident.'"

2019-06-14 - Two people found burned to death in burning car in coastal Torvaianica (Italy):

Quote: "The charred bodies of two people were found early on Friday in a car in Torvaianica, a seaside town near Rome. The bodies were found after firefighters were called to put off the flames that had gripped the car."

2019-06-11 - Two people found dead in burning car at edge of pond at 5:40 AM off Ridgewood Drive in Orangeburg (South Carolina):

2019-06-11 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 2:15 AM and kills man on Thurber Road in Caton (New York):

2019-06-11 - Man falls unconscious at scene of small stove fire, dies shortly later, in coastal Arlington (Virginia):

Quote: "After tracing the burning smell to a first-floor apartment, firefighters forced entry and discovered a small fire on a stove and put it out. Firefighters found an unconscious man in the living room. Fire/EMS personnel treated the man on the way to a hospital where he was pronounced dead."

2019-06-07 - Van bursts into flame and kills two children, injures 9 more people, in Okara (Pakistan):

Quote: "Two children were killed while nine others sustained severe wounds as passenger van caught fire in Okara today (Saturday). According to details, the fire erupted in the van due to short circuit."

2019-06-04 - Parked car bursts into flame and kills 4-year-old girl in Jib (Israel):

Quote: "A four-year-old girl was killed Tuesday afternoon when she was caught in a car that went up in flames near the village of Jib in the new Giv'on area, north of Jerusalem. Fire crews were called to extinguish the fire and rescued the girl from the burning vehicle where she was trapped and in critical condition. The Magen David Adom team that was summoned to the scene was forced to declare her death after finding her with severe burns and no signs of life."

2019-05-27 - Person found dead in burned car in Bullhead City (Arizona):

2019-05-21 - Person found dead in burning car off Garver Road in Chatham Township (Ohio):

2019-05-20 - Car bursts into flame and burns driver to death on the Eastex Freeway in Houston (Texas):

Quote: "Houston police said a gray Toyota Camry was traveling southbound on I-69 when the inside of his car caught fire. The driver tried getting off the freeway but struck collision barrels. Responding officers and first responders were unable to get the driver out of the vehicle due to the fire. The driver died on scene."

2019-05-20 - Person found dead in burning SUV on Boulevard des Mille-Îles in Laval (Canada):

Quote: "Laval police are investigating after a body was found in a burnt vehicle Monday night. Several passersby reported seeing the SUV on fire on des Mille-Îles Boulevard near Highway 25. Some witnesses said the vehicle was still moving when they noticed it."

2019-05-18 - Person found burned to death and on fire in Franklin Park in coastal Dorchester (Massachusetts):

Quote: "Police in Boston are investigating after a person's body was found on fire in the woods of Franklin Park. According to Boston Police, the body was discovered around 5 p.m. Officers were called to the scene. Police are calling the incident a death investigation."

2019-05-18 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills person while parked on Tate Road in Washington Parish (Louisiana):

2019-05-15 - SUV goes up in flames at 3:43 AM and kills man near 13th Street and Askew Avenue in Kansas City (Missouri):

2019-05-12 - RV goes up in flames at 1:12 AM and kills man while parked at auto shop in coastal Anchorage (Alaska):

2019-05-08 - Car bursts into flame at rest stop and burns 44-year-old woman to death on I-5 in Smokey Point (Washington), 9 miles from the coast:

Quote: "A woman died after her car caught fire Tuesday evening at a rest stop along I-5. Two men reportedly heard a pop at 8:51 p.m. and saw smoke and flames coming from a car parked at the southbound rest area, Washington State Patrol spokesman Travis Shearer said. They ran over and got her out of the Chevrolet Spark, a small sedan. She had serious injuries from burns, Shearer said, and was flown by helicopter to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She died there early Wednesday morning."

Note: Also see the car that burst into flame on I-5 on this day in Centralia (Washington)…

2019-05-05 - Charred smoking corpse found at 3:30 AM in garage at home in Ocala (Florida):

Quote: "There wasn’t a blaze when firefighters arrived at an Ocala home Sunday morning but the charred remains of a person was discovered inside, according to the department. Ocala Fire Rescue saw light smoke but no flames around 3:30 a.m. in the garage where the body was found in the 2400 block of southeast 7th Street. There was no heat or fire to extinguish so the scene was turned over to the Ocala Police Department for a death investigation."

Note: Smoke was still present so this person must have burned to death not that long before the firefighters arrived. An SUV just burst into flame at 12:55 AM while parked in a garage at a home in Ocala the day prior too, mentioned in the 2019-05-04 update. As a wise man called The Merovingian once said, "Where some see coincidence, I see consequence."

2019-05-05 - Man, 76, dies after being burned by grass fire near Pauley Lake northeast of Sauk Centre (Minnesota):

Quote: "A man is dead following a grass fire in central Minnesota on Sunday. According to the Todd County Sheriff's Office, the fire was reported around 3 p.m. at 11107 Alexander Loop near Pauley Lake, which is about eight miles northeast of Sauk Centre. On arrival deputies and the Sauk Centre Fire Department found a man, age 76, severely burned from the fire. The man was transported by ambulance to a hospital in Sauk Centre where he later died from his injuries. "

2019-05-05 - Man burns to death in pickup truck in Oliver (Canada):

Quote: "RCMP have ruled out arson in a pickup fire in rural Oliver last week. Human remains were found in the burned out vehicle. Oliver RCMP were called to a remote location east of Oliver on April 30 where a burned out truck was discovered. In an RCMP media release today, May 6, police say the investigation has further determined the origin of the fire is not deemed suspicious and criminality has been ruled out."

2019-05-05 - Van bursts into flame and kills 8 people, injures 8 more, near toll plaza in Jhelum (Pakistan):

Quote: "Eight people were killed after a van caught fire near a toll plaza in Jhelum on Sunday night. Eight people have been injured. They have been shifted to Tehsil Headquarter Hospital. The van was travelling from Gujranwala to Rawalpindi. According to Rescue 1122, eight people died on the spot."

2019-05-04 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills woman while parked in Smith County (Texas):

2019-04-29 - Van goes up in flames just before 6:30 AM and kills man and woman in Portland (Oregon), 2600 feet from the Columbia River:

Quote: "Two people were found dead Monday morning in a van fire at North Vancouver Way and Middlefield Road, according to the Portland Fire & Rescue Bureau. Emergency responders were called just before 6:30 a.m. to the report of the vehicle fire."

2019-04-28 - Car goes up in flames and burns man to death at 7 AM in Forrestfield (Australia), 5 miles from the coast:

Quote: "A man in his 70s has died in a vehicle fire in Forrestfield this morning. Firefighters responded to a car fire near the intersection of Hale and Reynolds roads about 7am on Sunday. After extinguishing the blaze crews found a deceased person inside the vehicle. Formal identification is yet to be completed but the deceased man is thought to be aged in his 70s. Midland detectives and the Arson Squad attended the scene today. The death as been determined as non-suspicious and a report will be prepared for the Coroner."

2019-04-28 - Man, 75, ignites and burns to death while smoking in apartment in Lewiston (Maine):

2019-04-27 - RV goes up in flames and kills person shortly after 4 AM while parked in Fort St. John (Canada):

Note: This is the 6th deadly RV fire in 2019...

2019-04-27 - Car bursts into flame and burns man to death at toll plaza near Mullanpur (India):

Quote: "A former Sarpanch died after his car caught fire near toll plaza on Mullanpur Raikot road on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Harnek Singh, 65, of village Hissowal. Police officials said that Harnek Singh was going in his Maruti Swift car from his village towards Mullanpur area at 8 am on Saturday. They added when he reached toll plaza on Mullanpur Raikot road, his vehicle suddenly caught fire."

Quote: "An eyewitness told police that fire spread so fast that Harnek didn’t get time to get out of the vehicle and was burnt alive inside the vehicle."

2019-04-26 - RV goes up in flames and kills person on Allumbaugh Street in Boise (Idaho):

Note: This is the 5th deadly RV fire in 2019...

2019-04-25 - Car goes up in flames and burns woman to death in Beaverville (Illinois), 2400 feet from J.C. Murphey Lake:

Quote: "The remains of a rural Beaverville woman were found in a vehicle after Beaverville firefighters extinguished a fire on Thursday. Diana L. Hefner, 54, was identified as the woman, according to Iroquois County Sheriff’s police. No foul play is suspected; however, the incident remains under investigation pending an autopsy. At approximately 3 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to 309 S. State Line Road for a report of a vehicle fire."

2019-04-21 - Stroller goes up in flames and kills 3-year-old girl in coastal Tokyo (Japan):

Quote: "A 3-year-old girl died at a hospital she was sent to on April 21 after her stroller suddenly caught fire at an eatery in the capital's Bunkyo Ward while her mother attended a cooking class there."

2019-04-21 - Car goes up in flames at 2:22 AM and burns driver to death near Baram River bridge in Kuala Baram (Malaysia):

Quote: "A driver was burnt to death when his car caught fire near Sg Adong bridge in Kuala Baram early this morning."

2019-04-21 - Car goes up in flames and kills cop at the seafront in coastal Seaton Carew (Britain):

Quote: "A serving Cleveland Police officer has died following a seafront car fire in Hartlepool. Pc David Myers, who was part of Hartlepool's neighbourhood policing team, needed emergency treatment after the blaze in Seaton Carew on Monday, April 15. Cleveland Police has confirmed today that the Pc Myers, 47, later passed away."

2019-04-17 - Gas pump ignites and burns 25-year-old woman to death before 6 AM at gas station in coastal Washington DC:

Quote: "A woman died after a pump caught fire at a gas station early Wednesday morning in Northeast Washington. Officials say the unidentified woman died from their injuries and was not transported."

2019-04-15 - Car bursts into flame and burns driver to death along road in coastal Richards Bay (South Africa):

Quote: "Witnesses at the scene allege the vehicle with one occupant caught alight while still on the road, the car veered off down an embankment where the fire continued to rage on."

Quote: "Once the Fire and Rescue Services had extinguished the flames, the body of an unknown person was found burned beyond recognition. There was nothing visible on the vehicle to indicate that a collision had taken place."

2019-04-14 - Man, 55, found dead in burning pickup truck shortly after midnight in Aurora (Colorado):

Quote: "Aurora authorities found an unidentifiable body after extinguishing a fire in a vehicle early Sunday near Green Valley Ranch. Officers responded to a report of a vehicle fire just after midnight in the area of East 58th Avenue and North Flanders Street, according to the Aurora Police Department."

2019-04-14 - Car explodes into flame, kills 1 person, injures several more, near warehouse in Gurugram (India):

2019-04-13 - Person found dead in burning car at 6 AM in Gary (Indiana):

Quote: "Firefighters found a body inside a burning car early Saturday, police said. The Gary Fire Department was dispatched about 6 a.m., Gary Police Cmdr. Jack Hamady said. The Lake County coroner’s office was summoned."

2019-04-13 - Man found dead in burning car on road in Woogenellup (Australia):

Quote: "A man has been found dead after police were called out to a car fire in Woogenellup, about 30km from Mt Barker, last night. A WA Police spokeswoman said a caller travelling to the Stirling Ranges came across a car on fire and called police at about 7.50pm. The car was 17km from Chester Pass Road on Woogenellup Road. The spokeswoman confirmed the deceased man was found in the car."

2019-04-10 - Car goes up in flames shortly before 3 AM and burns man to death on street in Chicago (Illinois):

Quote: "A man died after he caught fire when a car went up in flames early Wednesday morning on the Near West Side. Police said an unidentified man was found inside a burning car parked near Jackson and Washtenaw shortly before 3 a.m. When firefighters arrived, the car was still on fire, and the man was on fire on the sidewalk outside the car. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead."

2019-04-03 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills woman and son in Parrish (Alabama):

2019-04-02 - Car bursts into flame in the wee hours and burns 33-year-old man to death in Madera (California):

Quote: "A picture captured what looks like a ball of fire consuming the front portion of this early 2000's BMW. Investigators say the victim, 33-year-old Luis Echeverria had recently purchased the car when detectives say what appears to be a mechanical problem caused the slowly progressing fire. Based on the arson investigator, the fire did start in the engine compartment. The actual engine itself is almost completely melted and gone."

2019-03-31 - Man and 2-year-old daughter found burned to death at 7 AM in burning car in driveway at home near Ridgely (Missouri):

Quote: "Major Erik Holland said during a press conference that skeletal remains were found believed to be an adult male and a small child, possibly a toddler. When asked if the child was in a car seat, Holland couldn’t comment due to the ongoing investigation. The charred remains car was parked in a driveway next to a house."

2019-03-31 - RV goes up in flames at 2 AM and kills woman and dog while parked in Maple Falls (Washington):

Quote: "A Maple Falls woman and her dog died when the RV she is believed to have lived in burned early Sunday."

Note: This is the 102nd RV to burn in 2019, and this is the 5th deadly RV fire in 2019...

2019-03-31 - Double-decker bus bursts into flame and kills 20+ people in coastal Lima (Peru):

Quote: "The Civil Defense agency reported that firefighters and police extinguished the blaze, but the bus was destroyed. It was one of the worst-ever public transport fires in Lima."

2019-03-30 - Man accidentally burns to death at 2:30 AM near mall next to the Kanawha River in Charleston (West Virginia):

Quote: "A man’s body was found burned beyond recognition early Saturday. Charleston Police say the body was found behind the Kanawha Mall around 2:30 a.m. At first, investigators thought the man had been electrocuted, but say after reviewing the scene, it seems he accidentally set himself on fire. At this time, no foul play is expected."

2019-03-29 - Three buses go up in flames in the wee hours and burn man to death while parked in Murshidabad (India):

Quote: "3 buses, parked at Raghunathganj bus stand in West Bengal’s Murshidabad, caught fire in which staff was killed. After hours of dousing operation, fire brigade officials got success to extinguish the fire."

2019-03-25 - Two people found dead in burning car at port in coastal Mihama (Japan):

Quote: "The remains of two people were found inside a car that was destroyed by fire at a port in Mihama, Aichi Prefecture, police said Tuesday. According to police, a passerby spotted the car ablaze in a parking lot at around 8:35 p.m. Monday, Sankei Shimbun reported. It took firefighters about 40 minutes to extinguish the fire."

2019-03-22 - Tour bus bursts into flame and kills 26 people, injures 28 more, in Changde (China):

2019-03-22 - Van goes up in flames just before 4:30 AM on West Third Street and kills man, in Trotwood (Ohio):

Quote: "A man is dead after a car fire in Trotwood early Friday morning. Crews were called to the 5800 block West Third Street near Norfolk Avenue just before 4:30 Friday morning. 53-year-old Edward Scott was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Montgomery County Coroner's Office."

2019-03-18 - Person found dead in burning pickup truck in Rowan County (Kentucky):

Quote: "They say they do no know where the fire started, but Kentucky State Police say they believe the fire started near where the truck was located. KSP says that this case is still under investigation, but foul play is not suspected."

2019-03-18 - Car goes up in flames and burns 72-year-old man to death on Gilbert Court in Iowa City (Iowa):

Quote: "Iowa City authorities are investigating after a body was found in a car that went up in flames. It happened just before 10:50 p.m. Monday at 1213 Gilbert Court. Firefighters found the body inside once they put the flames out."

2019-03-18 - Horse truck bursts into flame and kills man at 6:30 AM while parked in Vejer de la Frontera (Spain):

Quote: "At around 6.30am local time, a rider’s lorry caught fire. At the time, freelance groom Vicente Quinta Sanchez was inside the living area of the lorry where the fire broke out and has passed away."

2019-03-18 - Man, 79, burns to death at scene of brush fire on Peace Valley Lane in Baxter County (Arkansas):

Quote: "The Baxter County Sheriff's Office says Heenan was found about 120 feet from where his vehicle was parked. Evidence indicates that Heenan died as a result of the fire. A portion of his vehicle was also damaged by the fire."

2019-03-13 - Passenger bus bursts into flame at 2:30 AM and burns man to death while parked in Odisha (India):

Quote: "A person was charred to death in a bus after fire broke out inside the vehicle at Samantarapur village under Ghatagaon police limits in Odisha’s Keonjhar district late last night. The mishap took place around 2.30 AM when the bus, after carrying kin and friends of a groom from the bride’s house, was parked at the groom’s village. While all occupants of the bus had alighted, the deceased, whose identity was yet to be established, slept inside the vehicle. Unfortunately, fire broke out and engulfed the entire bus damaging it severely. The person was burnt alive inside the bus."

2019-03-11 - Update on car that burst into flame at 2:30 AM on Suck Creek Road in Chattanooga (Tennessee) - 72-year-old man dead:

Quote: "The victim from a weekend auto fire in Hamilton County has died. It happened on Suck Creek Road right as Highway 27 goes up Suck Creek Mountain around 2:30 AM on Saturday. Police and fire units responded to the vehicle and a porch on fire. 72 year old Robert Davis, who was in the car, suffered burns to 50% of his body."

Note: This car fire, one block from where Suck Creek meets the Tennessee River, was mentioned in the 2019-03-09 update...

2019-03-11 - Woman, 73, ignites while cooking and burns to death at home in Brandon Township (Michigan):

2019-03-10 - Car bursts into flame on overpass and kills woman and 2 daughters in East Delhi (India):

Quote: "A 35-year-old woman and two of her daughters were burnt to death after the car they were travelling in burst into flames at east Delhi's Akshardham flyover on Sunday."

Quote: "The two girls who died in the incident were two and five years old, the DCP said."

2019-03-08 - Man, 38, ignites in his basement, runs outside on fire and dies, in Detroit (Michigan):

Quote: "Firefighters were called to the 16300 block of Asbury Park at about 4:15 p.m. after the 38-year-old had fled his basement engulfed in flames and then collapsed in the street, Detroit Deputy Fire Commissioner David Fornell said."

2019-03-07 - Person found dead after car goes up in flames at 1:10 AM in Ardington, near Wantage (Britain):

Quote: "A police investigation is under way after a body was found inside a burnt-out car. Thames Valley Police received reports of a vehicle on fire at Ardington Wick, Wantage, in Oxfordshire, at about 01:10 GMT. Police are treating the death as unexplained."

2019-03-06 - RV goes up in flames and kills woman on Tuxford Street in Sun Valley (California):

Quote: "Police and fire officials launched an investigation after a woman’s body was found inside a burning recreational vehicle parked on a street along the 5 Freeway in Sun Valley on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said."

Note: This is the 66th RV to burn/explode in 2019, and this is the 4th deadly RV fire in 2019...

2019-03-04 - Man found dead in burned car on Row Avenue in Renfrew area in coastal Glasgow (Scotland):

2019-02-28 - Man found dead and burned near dumpster at park in Lithonia (Georgia):

2019-02-24 - RV bursts into flame and kills 41-year-old man while parked at property in Decatur (Arkansas):

Quote: "A local man has died after his motorhome caught fire. It happened shortly after 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 403 Rooster Street."

Note: This is the 57th RV to burn/explode in 2019, and this is the 3rd deadly RV fire in 2019...

2019-02-22 - Person found dead in burning car on street in Riverside (Iowa):

2019-02-22 - Person found dead in burning car on Knoxo Road in Kokomo (Mississippi):

2019-02-22 - Car veers off road before 7 AM, bursts into flame and burns man to death, in East Franklin Township (Pennsylvania):

2019-02-20 - Pickup truck goes up in flames and burns man to death near Home Depot in Canal Winchester (Ohio):

2019-02-20 - Car bursts into flame and burns man to death on road in Sultanpur, near Hyderabad (India):

2019-02-17 - Man on fire runs out of burning porta-potties and burns to death outside stadium in coastal Baltimore (Maryland), 1450 feet from the coast:

Quote: "A man has died of burn injuries after witnesses say he was on fire while exiting a Porta Potty outside of M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Baltimore fire officials responded to the 1100 block of Russell Street and report that on their arrival, the man was dead and three of the portable toilets were engulfed in flames."

Quote: "Fire officials said a stadium security guard saw a man running from the portable bathrooms. The official said the man was on fire, he collapsed and was pronounced dead. 'From what we were told, the security guard saw him running from the porta potty; his body was physically on fire,' Baltimore fire spokeswoman Blair Adams said."

Quote: "A spokesperson for the Baltimore Police Department told the Daily News that it’s being investigated as an accidental death."

2019-02-17 - Car goes up in flames just before 1 AM and burns person to death on I-280 in West Orange (New Jersey):

Quote: "A person who became trapped in a vehicle engulfed in flames early Sunday morning was pronounced dead at the scene when West Orange police arrived just before 1 a.m., according to the township’s public information officer (PIO). The PIO also noted that the victim was unidentified, and the vehicle was unrecognizable due to the fully involved car fire, which occurred on Interstate 280 in the area of Pleasant Valley Way."

2019-02-16 - Boat bursts into flame and burns man to death while docked in Seward Boat Harbor in coastal Seward (Alaska):

2019-02-15 - Car bursts into flame and burns man to death in snow at home on Cemetery Street in Merrimac (Wisconsin):

Quote: "Authorities say a 50-year-old man died in a car fire after his car became stuck in the snow in the front yard of a Merrimac residence. Sauk County Sheriff’s Office officials say Ricky J. Guillen, of Prairie Du Sac, had driven his 1994 Buick Park Avenue into the front yard of the residence on Cemetery Street about 5:30 p.m. Friday. Witnesses at the scene said that while Guillen was attempting to back out of the lawn, the vehicle started on fire."

2019-02-15 - Pickup truck veers into snow, bursts into flame, burns man to death, near Watertown (New York):

Quote: "Investigators found that Mr. Richardson was driving the 2015 Dodge Ram northeast in the direction of Middle Road when, for reasons that are not known, he veered from his lane into the oncoming lane and off the left side of the road. The truck did not strike anything and came to rest in deep snow. The vehicle caught fire and a passerby called 911 at 10:18 p.m. Emergency personnel were unable to remove Mr. Richardson from the burning vehicle. After flames were extinguished, his body was found in the driver’s seat. Brownville Fire Chief Ryan McIntosh said Saturday night that investigators cannot explain why the pickup truck ended up in the snowbank since it didn’t hit anything. The fire caused too much damage to determine what happened."

2019-02-15 - Car bursts into flame and burns 3-year-old boy to death at home in Tabaquite on the island of Trinidad:

2019-02-14 - RV bursts into flame just after 3 AM and kills person while parked in coastal Anchorage (Alaska):

Quote: "The Fire Department has no reason to believe this fire is connected to the string of fires that have struck multiple Anchorage businesses within the last several weeks, Hettrick said."

Note: Definitely connected by geographic location, proximity to the coast and the atmosphere. This is the 45th RV to burn/explode in 2019, and this is the 2nd deadly RV fire in 2019...

2019-02-14 - RV trailer goes up in flames and burns person to death near Mason Lake in Mason County (Washington):

2019-02-14 - Woman, 83, ignites while cooking and burns to death in apartment in Odenton (Maryland):

2019-02-11 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 4:45 AM and kills man while parked in coastal Oakland (California):

2019-02-11 - Person found dead in burning car at Greenhall Park in Blantyre area in coastal Glasgow (Scotland):

2019-02-10 - Man, 53, burns to death in fire at 12:53 AM near motel in Marietta (Georgia):

2019-02-09 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills man on Banks Road in Fort Worth (Texas):

2019-02-07 - Car goes up in flames and burns two people to death near Ajnok (India):

Quote: "Two persons were charred to death when the car they were travelling in caught fire near a village here in the early hours Thursday, police said. The incident took place near Ajnok village when the two were travelling from Barsana towards Chhata on the Barsana-Chata road, they said. Police said the deceased could not be identified and the bodies have been sent for post-mortem. The cause of fire was not immediately known, they said."

2019-02-06 - Person found dead in burning car near Lake Ray Hubbard in Rowlett (Texas):

Quote: "Rowlett firefighters putting out a car fire Wednesday found a body buckled into the driver's seat after they extinguished the flames. The victim, who hasn't been identified, was the only person in the Honda when first responders arrived at the intersection of McCleery Lane and Dalrock Road in northeast Rowlett around 9 a.m., Rowlett police Lt. David Nabors said."

2019-02-05 - Man burns to death in burning pickup truck in Wilbarger County near Vernon (Texas):

Quote: "According to Wilbarger County Sheriff Bill Price, the Vernon Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire call around 9:40 a.m. Tuesday on FM 2074. As the VFD extinguished the fire, they notice a body in the driver's seat, and officials immediately notified a Wilbarger County Deputy patrolling the area."

2019-02-03 - Minivan bursts into flame and kills 39-year-old man on way to the Super Bowl, in Franklin County (Georgia):

Quote: "A dream trip to the Super Bowl ended in tragedy for a 39-year-old North Carolina man with ALS when he was killed in a van that caught fire on the way to the game."

2019-02-03 - Person found dead in burning car on Route 41 in Warren Township (Illinois):

2019-02-02 - Two people found dead in burning SUV near the Mississippi River near Dyer (Tennessee):

Quote: "They found a 2019 Ford Edge off to our left here off the Great River Road here just north of I-155 near the Mississippi River."

2019-01-31 - Car goes up in flames and kills people on Mascarene Road in coastal St. George (Canada):

Quote: "One person is dead after a vehicle fire in St. George. RCMP Sgt. Nick Arbour said officers dispatched to the fire on Mascarene Road on Wednesday night found a dead person inside. Police have identified the person but would not release a name, age or gender because no foul play is suspected."

2019-01-31 - Truck bursts into flame and burns driver to death on highway near coastal Mumbai (India):

Quote: "The truck was carrying gas cylinders and was on its way from Gujarat to Mumbai. It caught fire near Manor overbridge in Nandgaon village Thursday night around 8pm. Driver Santosh Yadav was charred to death..."

2019-01-30 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 5:20 AM and kills father and son in Canon City (Colorado):

2019-01-25 - Man runs out of home on fire and burns to death, in West Memphis (Arkansas):

Quote: "A man in West Memphis accidentally set himself on fire and died from his injuries, and now a neighborhood is left in mourning. Just before 6 p.m. Friday, police said James Brown somehow caught himself on fire, and they don't think he did it on purpose. Neighbors said he came outside covered in flames, and first responders had to extinguish the flames. But by then, Brown was burned so bad that he could not respond to them."

2019-01-23 - Vehicle explodes and burns and kills person at storage facility near the Juniata River in McVeytown (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown are investigating a fatal vehicle fire that occurred Wednesday afternoon at Route 22 Self Storage in Mifflin County, according to police scanner reports. The incident occurred at approximately 2:36 p.m., Wednesday, according to the Mifflin County Communications Center. Jayme Spickler, owner of the storage facility, confirmed that an out-of-state vehicle entered the property and 'exploded,' causing damage to some of the storage units."

2019-01-20 - Woman burns to death unsuspiciously in burning car on street in Edmonton (Canada):

Quote: "A woman was found dead inside a vehicle that had caught fire in northwest Edmonton on Sunday night, but after investigating, police said the death was not suspicious."

2019-01-20 - RV trailer goes up in flames and kills person at Barton Springs Campground near Normandy Lake (Tennessee):

2019-01-11 - Woman dies in burning car as car and home go up in flames at 7:03 AM in New Albany (Kentucky):

Quote: "New Albany Fire Chief Matt Juliot said the call came in at 7:03 Friday morning and by the time crews arrived at 7:07 a.m., the house in Silver Hills was fully engulfed in flames. Crews did an initial search of the home and found no one inside, but on a secondary search they found an elderly woman, later identified by WAVE as Smith, in her vehicle, which was still parked in the attached garage. She was pronounced dead at the scene."

Quote: "Juliot said fire was heaviest in the rear of the house and on the side where the garage was located."

2019-01-10 - Man burns to death in garage at home in St. Clair Shores (Michigan):

2019-01-10 - RV trailer goes up in flames just after midnight and kills woman near Neely (Mississippi):

2019-01-09 - Woman's clothes ignite and burn her to death while burning paper and garbage at home in Brainerd (Minnesota):

2019-01-09 - Person found dead in burning car after midnight on Connally Court in East Point (Georgia):

2019-01-07 - RV trailer goes up in flames at 2:05 AM and kills man while parked inside building near Ranchester (Wyoming):

2019-01-06 - Person found dead in burned car at rest stop along the Cobb Highway in Booligal (Australia):

2019-01-04 - Woman burns to death before 3:30 AM in fire outside Safeway store in coastal Rodeo (California), 2800 feet from the ocean:

2019-01-04 - Man's clothes ignite while cooking and kill him at home in Charlotte (North Carolina):

Quote: "A man was killed Friday when his clothes caught fire in a home in north Charlotte. The incident happened at a home on Skyline Drive. According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the man was found dead by a family member. Investigators say it appears the man’s clothes caught fire from the stove."

2019-01-02 - Man found dead in burning car on North Bonnie Beach Place in coastal Los Angeles (California):

2019-01-01 - Minibus bursts into flame and kills 3 people in Magnitogorsk (Russia):

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