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Batteries Burn Down Houses

Batteries Burn Down Houses

One 9 Volt Battery Can Burn Your House Down

Battery Safety Tips
Dave Miller Battery Fire

Credit: Dave Miller

It’s hard to imagine, but one 9-volt battery in a junk drawer is all it takes to burn down a house. According to an article …

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The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

Exposing an Invisible Killer: The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

Source: U.S. Fire Administration

Each year in America, more than 150 people die from accidental non-fire related carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning associated with consumer products. These products include faulty, improperly-used or incorrectly-vented fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, stoves, water heaters

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