Couple of my personal incidents
where gasoline does burn. (1) When teenager, friends old 1934 Ford would many times be stubborn and require pouring a little gasoline directly in the carburetor while cranking with starter. While I was pouring a little gas out of a regular tomato can into the carb, he inside on the starter, the engine backfired, ignited the gas in the can, me throwing my hand up where the gas/flame when up coming down on my arms before I could get them out of the way. My arms started burning with flames of the gasoline and I started rubbing them between my legs on the jeans to put the flame out. Went to doctor as some of the skin on both arms pealed off. Luckly, no lasting scars at all. My Dad told me that next time use a small coke bottle and when the car backfires through the carb it will catch the flame shooting out the mouth of the coke bottle which can be quickly thrown aside without a cup of gas being dispersed burning my arms. Of course, I changed seats with my friend on starting his car, letting him use the coke bottle method.
(2) Just a couple years ago, I usually trim the web worms out of our pecan trees and burn the small limbs/leaves with their nest in the far back yard area using a small amount of gasoline and newspapers. Well this time, after pouring the small amount of gasoline, the matches I was using failed to light, so walked back to the house to get more. On return, I lit a wad of newspaper as a torch to throw on the pile of limbs/leaves as usual.........low and behold the low ground hugging gas vapors had spread out further than I was accustom to and swish, boom, a flash almost enveloped me, making a small cloud something like a view of the Atom Bomb cloud. The time it took me to go to the house to get matches was enough to let the gas vapor spread out and become extremely dangerous to light.
Kinda like the bad bon fire mishap at Tx A&M.
So, assume you are thinking of something else when saying gasoline doesn't burn.
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