The car was fully supplied with petrol and water—was in admirable order.
From the tap which he had already turned on the petrol was flowing freely.
Evidently the petrol had burnt out; but not so the fire, alas!
He dragged the full can of petrol to the other side of the cellar.
The fire he had started blazed up at once, owing to the petrol.
That was the other can of ...