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Explosion at GM Tech Center; lithium battery is the suspected cause

April 11, 2012

via Autoweek

According to WWJ CBS Detroit, there was an explosion at the General Motors Tech Center in Warren, Mich., on Wednesday morning.


Deputy Fire Chief Gary Wilkinson said the explosion most likely was related to a lithium battery.

Wilkinson told Autoweek that a responder notified the HAZMAT team via radio that the explosion involved lithium batteries in the research facility’s Alternative Energy Center.



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