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Truckmount fires - Why so many??

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Personally I think some sort of warning device would be ideal that links to your ell phone.
 

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And another one
 

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Last week this happened to a cleaner. TM fires around country happen a few times a month. Got to keep those trucks clean and well maintained.
 

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Generator ouch

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Diesel fire...


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Space heaters can save your heat exchangers but can also demolish your van, TM and home.
 

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Space heaters can save your heat exchangers but can also demolish your van, TM and home.
I've used a space heater for years only during the coldest parts of winter even though I keep my van garage kept. I normally only set a ceramic heater to 500 or 750 watts, never on high. I just try to make sure it's above freezing inside my van, not toasty warm. If I was forced to keep my van outside I'd be afraid to use a space heater and would be forced to winterize the machine. I think setting one on high for extended periods of time is an accident waiting to happen. It has to get pretty cold outside for me to worry about. February is my main month of concern here almost every year since I've been in business.
 
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Around here the problem is, we don't freeze often enough. The guys in this area tend to get hit by surprise. And if it gets down into the low 20s/high teens, a little space heater likely isn't going to be powerful enough to save the equipment. Up north, getting ready for cold weather is par for the course. Down here, it's freak event.

I always, ALWAYS tell the guys that the manufacturer's instructions on how to run antifreeze through the unit to winterize it is truly the way to go. Anything less is a risk.
 

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Another one burned down at a job…

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And another really bad one. Prochem Everest goes up in flames

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Another one down for a cleaner in AZ.
 

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Another one last week

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