Second Child Dies As A Result Of Hoverboard Fire

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A second child has died as a result of injuries sustained in a house fire in Harrisburg, Pa., which authorities believe was ignited by a faulty hoverboard.

Family members and hospital officials confirmed today that Savannah Dominick, 10, succumbed to injuries from the March 10 fire, The Harrisburg Patriot-News reported. Two-year-old Ashanti Hughes had also died in the fire. Two other young girls, ages 3 and 4, had also sustained injuries but have since been released from the hospital.

Fire officials have said the tragic fire was sparked by a hoverboard that was recharging inside the house on Lexington Street in Pennsylvania’s capital city.

It becomes the latest of dozens of fire-related incidences across the U.S. involving hoverboards, which have gained in popularity in recent years.

Ross Feller Casey is investigating hoverboard fire lawsuits against the manufactures of the motorized self-balancing scooters.

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