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Firefighters issue e-bike safety warning after lithium-ion battery failure causes fire in Bethnal Green

The failure of a lithium-ion battery on a battery pack is believed to have caused a fire in a shop selling second-hand electric bikes in Bethnal Green. The London Fire Brigade (LFB) said the fire was discovered when the staff heard a loud bang and smoke issuing from an electric …

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E-bike battery fires and how to stop them

A rise in fires involving e-bike batteries recently prompted the London Fire Brigade to issue a warning, urging people to only use trusted batteries and be careful to charge and store them correctly. asecos’ Les Day explains the risks and how storage cabinets can protect against fires and explosions

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