Transcript for Some Hoverboards Catching Fire
Consumer headline tonight just as millions buy gifts for their children this holiday one family saying to hover board they bought for their son. Ignited and you're about to see images of their burned out home amid new questions was at the battery. Or was it something else here's ABC's back up. Ever since liberties like Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner began posting videos of themselves its long running on cobra boards. Been flying off the shelves. According to eBay they're selling one every twelve seconds but it may just be sales that hot some of the board's maybe to itself. It indicates is his homer booster board burst into flames and the lithium ion batteries shot out. Dousing the gets but with baking soda did he help. Hated or grinned when he got this fit Turbo scooter for his birthday last Saturday but just a day later. Sparks are flying and and the middle part of the board gets pooled and and the blame his mother says the flames consumed their whole we've reached out companies both. Haven't heard back even if your scooter is working perfectly well. Can't ride these things everywhere in New York City it's illegal to ride them and it's sidewalks and the streets. And starting January 1 here in California it would be regal only to ride them on bike lanes and pathways. The document injuries. Falling off the machines clicking with them in emergency. It's why experts urge children to Wear helmets while riding them and parents who read the directions carefully before charging those lithium ion batteries.
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