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8:31 PM

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8:31 PM, Saturday 13 August, 2022

Overheated battery

Broadfields, Aylesbury

Two appliances and crews from Thame and one from Aylesbury attended, along with an officer.

A lead acid vehicle battery was showing signs of overheating.

The firefighters used:

  • Two sets of breathing apparatus
  • One hose reel
  • A gas monitor
  • A positive pressure ventilation fan

They removed the battery from the vehicle and used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke.