I recently saw an excellent programme on TV that 'debunckled' the whole theory of mobile phones and petrol stations.
They did state that once upon a time an explosion happened at a 'gas' station and someone nearby was on a mobile.
Being American 1+1 = 3 so that was the cause, why else should this happen? And as usual we all followed that line of thought.
On the TV experiment a caravan was soaked with petrol, trays of fuel were layed within and then a mobile phone was placed in the caravan.
The phone was activated and guess what? Nothing.
So then 7 mobile phones that the crew had on them were put in the caravan. These were all then rung/texted etc, again with no result.
It was then mentioned that there are no signs on the forecourts of petrol stations to warn of man made clothing, So.....
....they ran a wire from the caravan to a guy dressed in man made clothing, got him to move around a bit, touch the end of the wire leading to the caravan and,