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Why you should not store batteries in your fridge

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Posted at 8:35 AM, Oct 29, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-29 08:45:07-04

PETERSBURG, Va. (WTVR) – Did you stock up on batteries ahead of Hurricane Sandy?

Eric Finch, from Battery Barn in Petersburg, told CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil that you should not store your batteries in your refrigerator because that will shorten the battery’s life. He says batteries should be stored at room temperature.