On Your Side: Samsung cell phone fire – FOX 32 News Chicago

On Your Side: Samsung cell phone fire – FOX 32 News Chicago.

This is a must read / watch article for everyone… People don’t realize that most electronic devices, like cellphones, laptops, tablets, iPads, etc… need to breath to dissipate heat that can build up within the unit.

Anything with a rechargeable battery needs to dissipate heat even if it is unnoticeable. Fires like the one described in the article is the result of heat building up to the level where it can melt the plastic case, swell the battery to the point it leaks battery acid, and cause the surrounding material to smolder and catch fire.

Share this story and help spread this much needed safety warning…

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