ACT Fire and rescue attended eight e-scooter battery fires in the past year, and expect more as the devices start to age

August 6 2023 - 5:00am

Eight fires have been ignited by "small scale" lithium ion e-scooter batteries in Canberra in the past year, with ACT Fire and Rescue expecting the number to rise "as these devices start to age".

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