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Fire -) Batteries?
    #3915793 - 03/14/05 12:36 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

So I was lighting some incense earlier this morning and I became a little preoccupied and waited a bit too long to blow it out and it grew relatively large in a short amount of time by catching onto an entire pack of 100 other incense i had sitting next to it along with my phone, a few candles, an old amp, and two double a batteries. I didn't see it until it was big because my cpu was in front of me blocking it out in the distance. Luckily I was able to put it out until it went any further.

But my question is.... The batteries I had there burned for a bit, but didn't really melt or anything so they didn't get too badly burned. Is there any way I could have been harmed by this? Chemicals in the air or something of the sort?


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Re: Fire -) Batteries? [Re: Locus]
    #3915952 - 03/14/05 01:14 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Probably not, but it depends upon the type of AA battery. Some have mercury or other heavy metals in them that are not good for you. I would honestly be more worried about the toxins from any melted plastic, etc.


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Re: Fire -) Batteries? [Re: Seuss]
    #3915989 - 03/14/05 01:24 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

ok, thanks. well, there was some melted plastic also. i opened the windows for a bit earlier as well. but about the plastic then... should i be worried about this now? i mean, what am i supposed to do?


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Re: Fire -) Batteries? [Re: Locus]
    #3942540 - 03/20/05 03:07 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)




Check your sig.


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