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Safety Focus of Week June 3 - Water Bottles Fire Hazard< Back to Blog

Jun 03, 2019
By: J. Randall
Categories: Safety


If you are like me, there is always a half empty water bottle in your vehicle.  I never would have guessed that it would be a fire hazard. In a test conducted by Oklahoma's Midwest City Fire Department, sunlight magnified by a water bottle reached 250 degrees.  The sunlight uses the liquid and the clear material to develop a focused beam which can cause a fire.  So be sure you take your water bottles with you when you leave your vehicle.  For the full article and videos, click here.


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