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Neil Young items damaged in warehouse fire

Last montha fire was reported at a San Carlos warehouse facility.  The unit ablaze turned out to be leased by legendary Neil Young.  The rocker kept vintage cars, art, guitars and other memorabilia at the facility some of which was damaged in the fire.  About 70 percent of the contents were salvaged but about $1 million in damages occurred. The fire it turns out was started by his electric car.  The 1959 Lincoln Continental, referred to as the Linc Volt is a one-of-a-kind hybrid car that runs on electric batteries and a bio-diesel-powered generator. The cause seems “to be an operator error that occurred in an untested part of the charging system,” Young wrote in a statement. Young also went on to say he was grateful that no one was hurt in the fire and thanked the fire department for protecting as much of his possessions as possible.

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