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Hybrid battery fire destroys two cars in Los Alamos

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Posted at 4:47 PM, Nov 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-28 19:47:01-05

Two cars were destroyed in a fire at the Skyview motel in Los Alamos early Monday morning.

Santa Barbara County Fire received the call at 6:15 a.m., and officials say the fire was knocked down in about 35 minutes.

Fire officials say the exact cause of the fire is under investigation but it involved a hybrid battery cell. One of the vehicles involved was a Toyota Prius.

No one was injured and fire officials say the motel was not damaged.