“Another Dell laptop has undergone spontaneous combustion, prompting the evacuation of the office it was situated in and the urgent intervention of the local fire brigade. Pictures of the incident point to a battery meltdown as the cause of the conflagration,” Tony Smith reports for The Register.
Full article with photo here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “James” for the heads up.]
More photos and info here.
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