Battery on bike

Battery fire prevention

Battery fire damage stats

  • 34 fires caused by rechargeable batteries from January 1, 2021, to August 22, 2022
  • Over $12,200,000 in damage
  • 7 fire related injuries and 5 fire deaths as a result

Rechargeable batteries, such as lithium ion (Li-ion), nickel cadmium (NiCd), nickel-metal hydride (NiMH), supply power to many kinds of devices including:

  • Smart phones
  • Laptops
  • Scooters
  • E-bikes
  • E-cigarettes
  • Smoke alarms
  • Toys
  • Cars

Take care when using them. In some cases, they can cause a fire or explosion.