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Two men knocked on a door of a residence and asked a male resident for jumper cables.
Police responded to a report of a vehicle fire at about 9:03 p.m. Sept. 4 outside Marty’s Pizza, 2580 Sun Valley Drive, that was reportedly sparked by jumper cables.
That includes keeping a full gas tank and preparing an emergency car kit, including items like jumper cables and a car cell phone charger.
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Definition of jumper cables for English Language Learners
: a pair of electrical cables that are used to start a car, truck, etc., when its battery is not working by connecting the battery to another source of power (such as another car's battery) : cables used to jump-start a vehicle
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