Scooter/hoverboards recalled after fire hazard identified, two deaths reported

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SOUTH BEND, Ind.- A line of self-balancing scooters/hoverboards is being recalled following the reports of two deaths, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

According to the report, Jetson Electric Bikes recalled the 42-volt Rogue Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards because the lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Approximately 53,000 units were sold at Target stores nationwide.

Recall information, including refund instructions for consumers, are available online here.

Consumers may also contact Jetson Electric Bikes at 800-635-4815 Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET for a refund.

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