Thursday, July 7, 2016

From the desk of Butler Fire Chief Jim Henry

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued information on recalls in the last few days on at least

10 Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards due to fire hazard.

Most of the problems seem to stem from the lithium-ion battery packs

You can find more information on the recalls by going to and clicking on recalls.

This website will give the information on the product to include a description, a picture, number and type of incidents with the product, and the remedy for the consumer.

You can also sign up for notifications via email of all recalls issued.