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Why e-bike battery chargers catch fire and how to prevent it

Jan 19, 2023 08:46AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Take safety precautions while charging electric bikes to prevent fire hazards. | Getty Images

Jane Seyd - North Shore News - January 13, 2023

Fires caused by malfunctioning e-bike and e-scooter battery charging systems are a growing concern for firefighters throughout North America.

Lithium-ion batteries are used in modern technologies from phones to Teslas. As the batteries get larger and the systems that house and regulate them more complicated, they can also be vulnerable to problems.

To read the full story, visit the North Shore News site here.