left on Dashboard in the Sun -- and caught fire/exploded
Looks like this would apply to boats in the tropics too, with mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras and other devices that use lithium batteries - like our new handheld VHF/GPS.
was placed in its bracket in the windshield and left in the sun. The battery
overheated and either started a serious fire or exploded. Dash ruined, window cracked, overhead melted.
What am I missing? Do we need to keep lifo powered units out of the sun, and off the charger
when we're not standing over them?? Could this be why the US Postal Service
will not ship electronic devices that contain lithium batteries any longer?
If the link works, a pic result is shown below...the vehicle is ruined, and this would be a life threatening event to any boat at sea.