She shows up at 11:15, with her forehead and arms darkened, smelling strongly of smoke.
She apologized for not having had a chance to shower, but by the time she gave up on trying to put out the car herself, and the fire department left after doing so, and she found a friend to give her a ride here, she just didn't have time.
1. I am in AWE at your devotion to me that you only moved the appointment 135 minutes, instead of to next week or month.
2. When the fire department is putting out your car, I consider that beyond "car trouble". I'd have been running in circles & screaming, and likely wouldn't have bothered to call my doctor about the appointment under the circumstances.