A Tesla Megapack caught fire at the Victorian Big Battery facility in Australia

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Saqib Shah is a contributing writer at Engadget. More posts by this contributor Facebook’s next product will be its long-awaited Ray-Ban smart glasses

A 13-tonne Tesla Megapack caught fire on Friday morning at a battery storage facility in south-east Australia. The blaze occurred during testing at between 10 and 10.15am local time, according to Victorian Big Battery. The regional fire service said a specialist fire crew had been dispatched to the site in Geelong, Victoria. Firefighters were using a hazmat appliance designed for hazardous chemical spills and specialist drones to conduct atmospheric monitoring,

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