Huge spike in battery fires sparks warning

By Farid Farid
Updated November 21 2022 - 5:08pm, first published 5:05pm
Firies are warning people not to over-charge lithium-ion batteries or leave them charging overnight. (PR HANDOUT IMAGE PHOTO)
Firies are warning people not to over-charge lithium-ion batteries or leave them charging overnight. (PR HANDOUT IMAGE PHOTO)

Firies are warning shoppers of a significant rise in fires caused by batteries in e-bikes and e-scooters ahead of Christmas.

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