Kye Kelley’s Garage Caught on Fire
For readers who may not have implemented proper safety precautions in their garage activities, now is an opportune moment for reflection and a thorough review of personal safety measures. Just when you think that it couldn’t happen to you, a freak accident comes to life and makes you wish that you had prepared in the first place.
Kye Kelley, a beloved figure among Street Outlaws fans, experienced firsthand the rapid escalation and potential hazards that can unfold in a garage setting. While working on his race car, known as Claude Banks, Kelley found himself facing a fire that swiftly spread, causing severe damage to the vehicle.
The incident originated when new fuel lines were installed, and the engine was started for the first time. However, a clog in the fuel system was discovered, leading to the disassembly of the engine. During this process, certain components of the wiring system were meant to be unplugged, but a miscommunication left the task incomplete. This oversight allowed a spark to ignite unused fuel, resulting in a fire that was captured by a camera inside the garage. Despite feeling embarrassed, Kelley chose to share the footage on his YouTube channel.
In the video, viewers witness the rapid unfolding of the situation and are given a tour of the resulting damage. Unfortunately, the fire caused significant havoc in a short period, bubbling up the paint and melting various components under the hood. Fortunately, the car remained salvageable, and the fire did not extend to the structure or other vehicles within the garage.
This incident serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of safety measures in garage environments. It underscores how swiftly and unexpectedly a situation can escalate, emphasizing the need for diligence and caution to prevent accidents and protect both individuals and valuable possessions.