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Worried about cars catching fire amid summer heat? Experts share safety tips

summer heat safety
summer heat safety

 As temperatures soar above 50ºC in the UAE, experts emphasize the importance of vehicle maintenance to mitigate the risk of cars catching fire during the summer heat. Fire and automotive specialists stress that neglected maintenance, particularly in engine compartments, poses the greatest threat. They advise regular servicing, checking for recalls, and ensuring proper closure of fuel tank caps to prevent fire hazards. Recommendations include carrying a fire extinguisher and first aid kit in vehicles, as well as installing automatic fire suppression systems for added safety. Comprehensive insurance coverage is crucial for protection against fire damage caused by extreme heat, underscoring the need for policyholders to review their insurance terms carefully.

By: Sahiba Suri