Grand Forks Fire Department Gives Advice On Safe Battery Storage

Read the safety labels on the products you buy.
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Fire Department is reminding people about how to safely store batteries and chargers.

They say it’s important to keep your charging station in one location in your garage or shed and away from combustibles.

Read the safety labels on the products you buy.

Not properly charging or damaged batteries can overheat and cause problems.

They say a good thing to shop for is products carring a UL sticker for Underwriter Laboratories, it verifies the product is safe for use and storage.

“You know I have gone out and met with the business owners with them and myself and the city and I think that going to help. There has been this closed door policy and we are going to make it an open door,”  Grand Forks Mayor-Elect Brandon Bochenski said.

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