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Electric unicycle explodes at Federal Way elementary school

May 26, 2023, 12:37 PM

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An electric unicycle exploded at a Federal Way elementary school Thursday, prompting the school to shut down early and send students home. (Photo from South King Fire & Rescue)

(Photo from South King Fire & Rescue)

An electric unicycle exploded at a Federal Way elementary school Thursday, prompting the school to shut down early and send students home.

South King Fire & Rescue tweeted about the incident, saying that a lithium-ion battery in a hoverboard exploded.

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According to South King Fire, the fireball covered a 25-foot radius. There was minor damage to the school.

There were no injuries.

Children were evacuated, given plastic fire hats, and sent home for the day.

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Electric unicycle explodes at Federal Way elementary school