HBO FILM SET FIRE BURNS UP DOZENS OF VINTAGE CHEVROLET’S
- May 22, 2019
- Corvette News
- Posted by Mike Vietro
- Comments Off on HBO FILM SET FIRE BURNS UP DOZENS OF VINTAGE CHEVROLET’S
A massive fire that broke out on the set of an HBO miniseries in Ellenville, New York, early Thursday morning destroyed a used-car dealership and several 1990’s era cars and trucks, including Chevrolet Corvettes and Camaros. The cars were among 27 vintage vehicles that Automobile Magazine New York bureau chief Jamie Kitman had supplied to the HBO production via a film-car company he owns.
The precise number of vehicles lost is not yet known, though Chris Busby, general manager for 613 Automotive Group, told the Poughkeepsie Journal; “There’s nothing left.” The dealership buildings, and “about a dozen vehicles were destroyed,” he said. According to the Shawangunk Journal, the fire is said to have started in the showroom building and also claimed camera and film equipment, with damages possibly reaching into the millions of dollars, but nobody was injured in the blaze.
We buy used cars!
Featured Car of the Week
1967 with Multiple N.C.R.S. Top Flights!
This car is stunning in every respect. The color combo, options, fit and incredible paint luster will blow you away.
The frame up restoration is second to none. And with all the awards proving its provenance, once this car is bought it will remain in the next owner’s possession for a very long time.
Don’t miss it, it will be sold, and you’ll see your neighbor washing it out front of his home next Saturday morning!!”
And speaking of standouts! This Lynndale Blue Convertible is undeniably one of the prettiest you’ll ever see!
It’s quite original, but had undergone an extensive frame-on restoration in the early ’00’s. The quality of the work done along with the extensive correctness of the car garnered it no less than 6 N.C.R.S. Top Flight Awards with the highest score being a 99.1!
Been in collector’s care since restoration and awards!
Priced to sell at: $85,000.
Attention West Coast NCRS Members that are going to the 2019 NCRS Convention in Greenville, South Carolina July 14-19. Mike Ingham is taking his wife’s `69 to the “Year Of” display, and is looking for other cars to fill up the Reliable Carriers truck. If you have been thinking about taking a Corvette to Greenville Mike would love to hear from you. The transport would probably leave Southern California for Greenville about July 1. You can reach him via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 510-420-0968.
May 18, 2019 8-11 AM – 5978 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Have a special event coming up? Let us know and we will let others know.
Discounted Parts Table Items
Pictures Available Upon Request.
Cars Listed on eBay at Auction Pricing
1960 Red Resto-Mod with LS2 and 6-Speed