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Report: Vehicle or machinery fire at AutoNation Hyundai in North Richland Hills, Texas

DATE: 12/02/19

An employee was conducting a fuel test under the hood of a vehicle when the vehicle caught on fire, causing burns to his nose, face, and right ear.

Report ID 20191212374  
Date 12/02/2019  
UPA 1522833  
Primary NAICS 423110  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 138 Multiple face locations
Source 840 Highway vehicle, motorized, unspecified
Event 313 Vehicle or machinery fire
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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