# Fuel and heated iron?

If I have a pile full of fuel (gasoline) - and I also have heated iron ( very very hot - color orange) and I put the Iron in the pile ,

Would the gasoline will burn ?

I mean - does gasoline need heat or actual fire in order to burn ?

nb - I can't test it since I don't have the means to do it.

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If these conditions are met, as the flash point of gasoline (the minimum temperature at which it will burn) is $-40C$, your red-hot poker will do the job. In fact, gasoline and air will self-ignite at around $250C$. For more details, start with the Wikipedia article on the Flammability limit.