Pennsylvania 3-year-old dies in house fire caused by hoverboard

Pennsylvania 3-year-old dies in house fire caused by hoverboard

Pennsylvania 3-year-old dies in house fire caused by hoverboard

Sunday's fire is blocks away from where Lt. Dennis DeVoe, of Stewartstown and a 21-year veteran firefighter, was killed responding to a fire on Friday night.

Kendall, who fled the scene, was later arrested and is being charged with DUI, aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, receiving stolen property, accidents involving injury, among other charges. She was pronounced dead about 11:32 a.m. Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township.

Ashanti Hughes suffered burns over 95 percent of her body in a fire that apparently was started by a recharging hoverboard around 8 p.m. Friday, according to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office.

Police said Lt. Dennis DeVoe was heading to the scene when his vehicle was hit in an intersection.

A 3-year-old child has died and two other children and a firefighter are all in critical condition after two separate, tragic events in Pennsylvania Friday night. A man and a youth also were injured. DeVoe died later Saturday at Hershey Medical Center. As with many fires associated with gadgets, defective batteries are often said to be the cause.

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A veteran firefighter rushing to tackle a deadly house fire which killed a three-year-old girl, has died after a teen driving a stolen auto smashed into his vehicle.

"Our hearts are broken and we grieve for the loss of our brother", he said.

More than 500,000 hoverboards were recalled in July after the safety commission announced that the battery packs in eight Chinese-made models could overheat, catch fire and explode.

The investigation into the fire is ongoing.

It cited the local fire chief as saying the family heard "sizzling and crackling" coming from the board and an outlet.

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