Fireworks Suspected in Car Rental Lot Blaze

As many as 45 rental cars were damaged or destroyed in a fire in a Hertz parking lot near the San Francisco Airport on Sunday afternoon, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. No injuries were reported.

A witness reported hearing fireworks go off shortly before the blaze started, which was fanned by persistent winds, according to investigators. However, firefighters did not find any fireworks that night, according to the report.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Auto Manufacturers: Mobility Disruptors or Fleet Providers?

Maven’s Alex Keros shares insights into evolving smart mobility business models and new opportunities with fleet management.

What is Your Time Worth?

Personal observations of retail and travel transactions reveal just how much a consumer’s time is worth today, and how increasingly intolerant we are of inefficient transactions.

Safeguarding Your Business with Brokers

While the high-profile bankruptcy of Atlas Choice has left many car rental companies wary of working with brokers, rental companies can take steps to protect themselves and ensure a productive relationship.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>