Plane fire shows battery risk
Lithium units hold more energy, are harder to extinguish
Posted: January 14, 2013 at 3:11 a.m.
When firefighters at Boston’s Logan International Airport opened a hatch of a burning Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner, they encountered a hazard from something almost ubiquitous in modern life: lithium-based batteries.
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Business, Pages 19 on 01/14/2013