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Five cars rented by Biden’s Secret Service burst into FLAMES in Nantucket after used by first family

Five cars rented out by Biden’s Secret Service burst into FLAMES Nantucket. Investigation into the blaze using vehicles used by first family

  • The U.S. Secret Service rented the vehicles that caught fire during President Joe Biden’s Thanksgiving vacation to Nantucket.
  • Fire happened Monday in the parking lot of the Nantucket Memorial Airport – just one day after the president left the island to return to Washington, D.C.
  • The flames were only 40 feet from the airport’s 25,000-gallon jetfuel tanks 
  • A recall has been issued for one of the vehicles, the Ford Expedition.
  • Investigations are ongoing into the incident.

Five vehicles used by the Secret Service in President Joe Biden’s Thanksgiving vacation to Nantucket Memorial Airport were set ablaze by a fire.

According to sources, the vehicles belong to Hertz and were returned by USSS to the rental company by USSS just recently. Talked with the Nantucket Present.

The fire involving the rental cars occurred Monday – one day after Biden left Nantucket to return to the White House.

The fire caused significant damage to at least four vehicles, but there were no injuries. It occurred within 40 feet of the airport’s jet fuel tanks that hold 25,000 gallons.

Five vehicles were set on fire by the U.S. Secret Service, which was renting them during President Joe Biden’s Thanksgiving vacation to Nantucket. The fire was only 40 feet from the airport’s 25,000-gallon jetfuel tanks.

The Vehicles, Rented From Hertz, Were Destroyed From A Yet-To-Be-Explained Fire On Monday In The Parking Lot Of The Nantucket Memorial Airport – Just One Day After The President Left The Island To Return To Washington, D.c.

The vehicles, rented from Hertz, were destroyed from a yet-to-be-explained fire on Monday in the parking lot of the Nantucket Memorial Airport – just one day after the president left the island to return to Washington, D.C. 

One Of The Vehicles Was A Ford Expedition, Which Is Under A Manufacturer Battery Recall. The Vehicle Was Scheduled To Receive A Replacement Battery, But It Had Not Yet Been Swapped Out At The Time Of The Fire

Ford Expedition is one of the vehicles involved in the recall. The replacement battery was supposed to be installed, but the vehicle had not been switched out as of the fire.

Five cars rented by the USSS during Biden’s Thanksgiving trip to Nantucket were towed due to the fire – they are a Chevy Suburban, Ford Explorer, Infiniti QX80, Ford Expedition and Jeep Gladiator.

These vehicles were used for transporting the family of the president around the island. 

It is unclear what started the fire in the Ford Expedition, but the manufacturer has issued a recall on the battery. The replacement battery for the vehicle that was involved in the fire was to be installed at the time, but this had not been done yet.

Biden Spent Thanksgiving At The Ritzy Nantucket Island Off The Coast Of Massachusetts With His Family. Pictured: The President Enjoys A Beverage As He Shops With His Daughter Ashley And First Lady Jill Biden For Small Business Saturday In Nantucket

Biden spent Thanksgiving on the luxurious Nantucket Island off the coast Massachusetts with his family. Pictured: President Biden shops at Nantucket’s Small Business Saturday with his daughter Ashley. 

An investigation is underway into the incident, as the vehicles were used only one day earlier by the president’s security detail.

Twitter video posted by The Nantucket Current shows vehicles’ front ends completely destroyed by the fire.

Biden flew to Nantucket on Tuesday, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. He was accompanied by Jill Biden, first lady and son Hunter, his wife Melissa Cohen, and their son Beau Jr. After spending the Thanksgiving holiday in Nantucket, the president returned home to Washington, D.C., Sunday, November 27, 2012. 

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The President and his family were moving through Nantucket’s rainy streets during their Thanksgiving vacation. This security consisted of elite Secret Service Counter Sniper pair

The airport issued a statement about the incident. It stated: “At approximately 5.22 AM Airport shift staff observed an active flame in the rental car overflow zone through the Airport’s Closed Circuit Television System. Staff activated the Alert system to respond to the Airport-3 fire, where they were met with responding units from Nantucket Fire Department (Nantucket Police Department).

According to the statement, ‘Combined fire resource responded and contained fire’. Multiple vehicles were damaged.

According to the statement, the airport’s operations were unaffected by the fire. It has been extinguished.

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