Five cars rented by President Joe Biden’s Secret Service for Thanksgiving weekend in Nantucket mysteriously caught fire the day after he left, according to reports.
Footage of a rental car on fire in a parking lot at Nantucket Memorial Airport has previously been obtained Nantucket Stream.
A local news site reported that the cause of the fire was under investigation. No one was injured in the fire.
Footage showed firefighters washing away the remains of several burning vehicles, including the Chevy Suburban, Ford Explorer, Infiniti QX80, Ford Expedition and Jeep Gladiator.
in licenseand the The airport said an active fire was detected in the closed-circuit television system at 5:22 a.m. on Tuesday.
Employees activated the Airport Fire Alert and Response System 3, where they were met by response units from the Nantucket Fire Department and the Nantucket Police Department. »
The fire spread within 40 feet (12 m) of the airport’s fuel tanks, Present reported said.
“The joint fire sources responded and controlled the fire,” the airport said.
The airport is currently coordinating with car rental agencies and partner agencies to ensure that the scene of the accident is safe. There are no longer any active fires at this time: the airport is open and flight operations are not affected.”
Mr. Biden spent Thanksgiving weekend on the exclusive Massachusetts island with his family.
While there, he said, he visited the Nantucket Fire Department on Thanksgiving Day. Present.
He returned to Washington on Sunday and will visit a semiconductor plant in Bay City, Michigan, on Tuesday.
He will host French President Emmanuel Macron later this week on the first state visit of his administration.
The Independent Contact the White House for comment.