DS Chapron Destroyed in Toronto Fire

Things really heated up for Citroënvie member Ken McGuinness in Toronto on the evening of June 3rd   Here are morning after photos from the outcome of a fire that started in his garage and destroyed his 1966 DS Chapron convertible.

Ken McGuinness - Burnt DS Chapron 1    Ken McGuinness - Burnt DS Chapron 2

His classic 1964 Jaguar MK 2 Sedan was also baked.  Ken tells us; “It was a very traumatic experience for our family to see our house in flames and fearing the worst.”

Ken McGuinness - Burnt 1964 Jaguar MK 2 Sedan

We don’t have details on the cause of the fire at this time.  The value of the car losses and damage to the property appears significant and the insurance adjuster has already sealed off the garage until their expert reviews the scene.  Given the value of DS Chaprons in the car collector market, Ken’s preference is to save and restore his car.

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  1. I am so sorry to see this Ken and our Citroen members, gosh I can’t believe it, that this cars are destroyed, Mama Mia

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