FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh was in Forest Hills Thursday morning to announce that an e-scooter shop on Queens Boulevard had been temporarily shut down after being found to be not just selling illegal lithium-ion batteries but manufacturing them as well in a storefront directly above a subway station.
Mar. 1, 2023 By Bill Parry FDNY fire marshals have determined that exploding lithium-ion batteries on e-bikes have caused more than two dozen fires injuring nearly 40 people and killing two already this year. The frequency of the blazes linked to the recharging of the batteries is four times higher than this time last year…. Read More