This video contains a few clips of fuel vapors igniting, probably because there is a static electricity discharge.
Most fires on the forecourt start as a result of static electricity building up and then igniting fuel vapor at the pump:
The customer hasn’t placed the container on the ground and the static electricity could not be discharged. He places the nozzle in the container and engages the automatic stop. When […]
Here is a great example of how static electricity is built up over time and then creates enough spark to ignite fuel vapors at the tank. notice how the customer […]
Motorbike catches fire while customer is still sitting on it and refueling at the pump. Notice how quickly everyone reacts when the fire ignites.