Ford Expedition blamed in fireplace of automobiles rented by Secret Service
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Ford Expedition blamed in fireplace of automobiles rented by Secret Service

Ford Expedition blamed in fireplace of automobiles rented by Secret Service

Autos rented to accompany President Joe Biden on his Thanksgiving weekend journey to Nantucket, Massachusetts, Sunday burst into flames a number of hours after they have been returned to Nantucket Memorial Airport and the preliminary investigation factors to a Ford Expedition that was beneath recall for a defective battery.

“The Secret Service had rented the automobiles for the president’s journey and dropped the SUVs off at Hertz on Sunday night time,” Anthony Guglielmi, Secret Service communications chief, instructed the Free Press on Wednesday. “We have been made conscious of 1 Ford SUV catching fireplace early Monday morning. That SUV was parked subsequent to a number of different automobiles which additionally caught fireplace due to the proximity to the Ford SUV. We had no points once we drove the automobiles and so they have been returned with out incident. The Ford SUV that caught fireplace was a Secret Service assist automobile and never used to move any protectees.”

The federal company is wanting ahead to following up with native fireplace authorities on the island, he mentioned.