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A fire broke out on February 17 at a warehouse containing 900 metric tons of lithium batteries owned by recycling group SNAM in Viviez, north of Toulouse, France.

Michael C. Anderson, Editor-in-Chief, Battery Technology

February 19, 2024

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Outdoor fire - stock imageCredit: hxdbzxy / iStock Getty Images Plus

According to Reuters, the fire was still burning but under control as of the morning of February 19. Here's is a video clip shared by India media site, Firstpost:

About the Author(s)

Michael C. Anderson

Editor-in-Chief, Battery Technology, Informa Markets - Engineering

Battery Technology Editor-in-Chief Michael C. Anderson has been covering manufacturing and transportation technology developments for more than a quarter-century, with editor roles at Manufacturing Engineering, Cutting Tool Engineering, Automotive Design & Production, and Smart Manufacturing. Before all of that, he taught English and literature at colleges in Japan and Michigan.

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