Battery fires rising at recycling heart, danger injury and damage

HARBOR SPRINGS — As expertise turns into much more important for on a regular basis life, the batteries that energy these units have grow to be a extra frequent risk to recycling facilities. 

On Saturday April 30, Emmet County Recycling posted on Fb {that a} recycling bin on Pleasantview Street had caught hearth due to a battery positioned within the bin improperly.

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This was the second hearth in lower than a yr and Emmet County Recycling Superintendent Wendy Fought mentioned they’re solely turning into extra frequent.

A circuit board with a battery attached caused a fire in a recycling bin at the Emmet County Recycling Center in April.

“We’re going and going and going to batteries. I feel I’ve had six to eight fires, I’ve not been right here three years,” Fought mentioned. “We have had the fireplace division out right here three or 4 occasions. My coworker who’s been right here for 14 years on the facility mentioned in all these 14 years earlier than (I) got here we by no means had (a hearth) that he remembers.”


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