Australian Gender Reveal Party Goes Wrong as Car Bursts Into Flames

July 10, 2019

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A car used to spew blue smoke as part of a gender reveal video in Australia took a turn for the worse when it caught fire. CNN reports that the unfortunate incident happened on April 18, 2018, and a video of it was recently released by the Queensland Police Service as a warning about the dangers of the popular gender reveal method in Australia known as "burnouts." The video shows the car being filmed and cheered on by onlookers on a narrow country road before it catches fire, leading the driver to run out and abandon the car in the middle of the road.