Day: October 20, 2016

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Bus Battery in Storage Catches Fire

Smoke from a battery storage area at the Metropolitan Transit District yard attracted employees’ attention Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded at around 9:30 a.m. to East Cota and Salsipuedes Road, and they discovered MTD employees putting out the fire with chemical extinguishers and a Class D alloy extinguisher. It required “appreciable effort” before the battery fire […]

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