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- Do not charge E -scooters or bikes in locations that will block your exit if a fire breaks out, this will prevent your safe exit.
- Follow the manufacturer’s instructions and always unplug your charger when its finished charging.
- Never leave a battery unattended or charging while you are sleeping.
- Make sure your battery and charger meet UK Safety Standards and only purchase replacement chargers from a reputable seller.
For more information on the safe use and charging of E scooters and bikes please visit E-scooters, hoverboards and similar devices – West Midlands Fire Service (wmfs.net) or the Government’s own Fire Safety Website here: How to keep your home safe when charging your e-bike or e-scooter | Fire England .