• E-bikes banned from areas of Mackinac Island after house fire

    10 days ago - By Wood TV

    MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. - Authorities on Mackinac Island have announced the ban of e-bikes from fire and police department buildings.
    In an announcement on Facebook by Chief of Police, Doug Topolski, he says a recent house fire on the island is believed to have been caused by an exploding e-bike battery. Multiple firefighters were injured in the incident and had to be hospitalized.
    Topolski announced both the police and fire departments are urging residents, visitors and employers to make sure e-bike and e-bike batteries are not kept indoors.
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