Growing dangers of lithium battery fires as EV use spreads

A test lithium battery fire by the Fire Safety Research Institute, in which a battery with disabled safety features created a violent explosion. (Fire Safety Research Institute)


As the nation is adopting more and more electric vehicles from cars and trucks to scooters and bikes, it is also experiencing a growth in dangerous and deadly lithium battery fires.

Firefighters have been seriously hurt in dealing with the fires and now a University of Texas fire scientists and professor of mechanical engineering is studying the booming problem according to NBC News.

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