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Airlines take actions on battery fire issue

More airlines are taking action on the prospect of battery fires. Some airlines are taking extra steps to prevent a catastrophe in situation a passenger’s device powered by a lithium ion battery catches fire during flight. At least three U.S. airlines are including new fireplace-suppression equipment to fleets in case a cell or laptop battery […]

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What to Do If Your Cellphone Catches On Fire

As Samsung works to replace millions of Galaxy Note 7 apparatus amid reports of overheating and bursting batteries, we were interested: What should you do if your smartphone begins to overheat, smoke, or, worse, truly catch fire? Sadoway helped describe the science behind bursting batteries. His advice for overheating cellphones? First, if the unit is […]

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