Explosion at FedEx in Miramar, CA

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  1. STEADFAST

    STEADFAST New Member

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    Just saw this on the news (Channel 10, San Diego). They've evacuated the building. Said a package exploded. But I can't find any other information about it.

    ETA: Here's from their web site --
    http://www.10news.com/news/23146758/detail.html
     
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  3. STEADFAST

    STEADFAST New Member

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    Looks like it's not much of an incident:
    http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iGQnDsHWlADdXZoO8U-yDFVl3QpQD9F2TEQ02

    I do wonder why the employee was opening the package.
     
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    fran Former Member

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    Below are the 'key' sentences in the linked article.

    Accident? Batteries and wires?

    Okaayyyy,
    :confused:
    fran



    http://www.10news.com/news/23146758/detail.html

    accident after authorities determined the blast was sparked by batteries being shipped,

    two lithium batteries in a box made contact and exploded shortly after

    an employee who placed it on a chute

    What appeared to be batteries and wires were visible in the remains of the box,
     

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