Fire brigade calls for e-bike battery clampdown after London man suffers 'life-changing' burns

Four e-bike fires reported in just ten days across London, with fire brigade calling for more regulation

An e-bike after a fire
(Image credit: London Fire Brigade)

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has called for "proper regulation" on e-bike batteries and charges after a man suffered "life-changing" injuries in a blaze caused by the products last week.

It was the fourth separate e-bike fire in the last 10 days in London, which has seen more than 120 firefighters called out. No one was injured in these four, but there have been nine deaths from e-bike fires in about the last year.

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