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Old 10-24-2011, 12:30 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Even lead acid batteries can cause fires.

Here's a story about a 1968 bug, with a battery under rear seat. Caught fire from seat springs shorting out the battery. Car is a total loss.

Clinton fire chars old VW, couple's groceries | ksl.com

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