At least 38 people were injured in an apartment building fire, which was caused by a lithium-ion battery connected to a micro-mobility device.
The emerging trend of manipulated lithium-ion battery devices and chargers have dramatically increased the risk of fires.
A Vancouver housing provider says four of its buildings were damaged by fires because of people charging lithium-ion electric bike batteries.
Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services says the fire on the second floor of the Empress Hotel was caused by an exploding battery.
One of the primary problems with PFAS is their “persistence.” Persistence means they can persist for years and are known as “forever” chemicals.
A rise in e-bike battery fires prompted the London Fire Brigade to urge people to only use trusted batteries and to charge and store them correctly.