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Category  Tech
Poster  N_Fiddledog
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Date  2019-12-31 13:15:11

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  • Strutz: Wow. Now this is something I certainly have not considered. Hopefully all fire departments everywhere are provided with the info they need to avoid a tragedy from happening.
  • DrCaleb: "Strutz" said
    Wow. Now this is something I certainly have not considered. Hopefully all fire departments everywhere are provided with the info they need to avoid a tragedy from happening.


    Firefighters have had this since the days of the Prius. ~20 years. It's standard information, just like how a tank of gasoline can go off like a bomb if heated.
  • CharlesAnthony: In the Anarcky, the fire-fighters union and the insurance companies work out a deal so that everything is priced in for their special clients.
  • BartSimpson: The other issue is that every car fire involving an electric car is a hazmat event due to the heavy metals and toxic compounds like cyanide that are involved.
  • DrCaleb: "BartSimpson" said
    The other issue is that every car fire involving an electric car is a hazmat event due to the heavy metals and toxic compounds like cyanide that are involved.


    As opposed to a regular car fire, that produces all sorts of toxic compounds?

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