Although it may be common knowledge that you should recycle used batteries instead of disposing of them in the trash, this life-saving precaution may not be as well known. Whenever you are putting your 9-volt batteries away for recycling, you should always cover the terminals in black tape so that they are unable to come into contact with each other or any other conductive material. Please watch the video here to see how this family found this out the hard way (thankfully, all people and pets survived unharmed). #firesafety #recyclingbatteries #GriffieElectric