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Picture of Hoverboard Fire in Harrisburg

LayZ Board Hoverboard Caused Deadly Fire in Pennsylvania

Safety officials confirm that a LayZ Board hoverboard caused a tragic house fire on March 10, 2017 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, which took the lives of two young girls.

/ May 2, 2017
Lawsuit for Hoverboard Fire in Pennsylvania

Hoverboard Fire Claims Life of 2nd Child in Pennsylvania

Hoverboards with lithium-ion batteries can overheat, catch on fire, or explode while they are being charged. Over 500,000 were recalled last year and consumers should check if their hoverboard is on the list.

/ March 22, 2017
Swagway Hoverboard Explosion Deaths

Hoverboard Fire Kills 3 Year-Old Girl in Pennsylvania

A charging hoverboard sparked a fire that killed a toddler and critically injured two other children in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Fire officials are telling parents to get rid of the dangerous toys.

/ March 14, 2017

Tennessee Family Sues Amazon for $30M After Hoverboard Fire Destroys Home

A family from Nashville whose $1 million home was destroyed in a fire caused by an exploding hoverboard has filed a products liability lawsuit against Amazon.

/ October 31, 2016

Over 500K Hoverboards Recalled Due to Explosion Risk

After dozens of reports of fires severe burn injuries, over 500,000 hoverboards were recalled because the batteries can blow up.

/ July 6, 2016