Hoverboards Are On Fire — Literally And Figuratively
From nationwide riding bans to exploding into flames, hoverboards might be something to scratch off the wish list this year.By Katie Link | December 9, 2015
Self-balancing scooters. Two-wheel hoverboards. Mini Segways without handles. Whatever you want to call these devices, they're blowing up. In popularity and in actuality.
"Before I could yell 'the house is on fire,' the middle part that would go in between your feet just poof into flames," Jessica Horne said. (Video via WGNO)
This brand-new hoverboard, powered by a lithium battery, was charging when it caught fire damaging a family's home.