Hertz Corp. automobiles beforehand rented by U.S. Secret Service brokers burst into flames at Nantucket Memorial Airport early Monday morning, in line with a number of media stories.

The big hearth concerned 5 automobiles that had been rented to the Secret Service for President Joe Biden’s go to to Nantucket for Thanksgiving, the Secret Service mentioned. Native hearth officers mentioned the fireplace was not suspicious, though the incident sparked nationwide conspiracy theories, Forbes reported on Wednesday.

Investigators are specializing in a white Ford Expedition because the ignition for the fireplace, though the official trigger is undetermined.

In an announcement launched Thursday, the Secret Service mentioned:

“The Secret Service had rented the automobiles for the President’s journey and dropped the SUVs off at HERTZ on Sunday night time. We have been made conscious of 1 Ford SUV catching hearth early Monday morning. That SUV was parked subsequent to a number of different automobiles which additionally caught hearth becasue of the proximity to the Ford SUV.

“We had no points once we drove the automobiles and so they have been returned with out incident. The Ford SUV that caught hearth was a Secret Service assist car and never used to move any protectees. We sit up for following up with native hearth authorities on their overview of the incident.”

Airport workers noticed the fireplace within the rental automotive overflow space at round 5:22 a.m. through the airport’s closed-circuit tv system, in line with an announcement from the airport. Workers activated an alert system and responded to the fireplace alongside Nantucket firefighters and cops.