...and people are using even less logic than normal.
There are fires all over SLO, at the moment, and at least three of them have been caused by vehicles. Two on the exact same stretch of road, for the exact same reason.
People. People, listen. If your car can't make it up a hill, don't try to drive it up a hill.
And when it catches on fire because you tried to make it climb said hill, do not pull over into the dry, flammable brush on the side of the hill.This is not rocket science.