PETALUMA (CBS SF) — Firefighters responded after a hoverboard caught fire and exploded in a Petaluma home, sending embers and pieces of the device throughout the residence.
The hoverboard was plugged into a wall outlet and charging when it burst into flames Monday night.READ MORE: COVID: Healdsburg Family Leaving California On Cross-Country Trip In Search Of New Home
Firefighters arriving to the scene found the home filled with light smoke.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Santa Clara County Debuts Vaccination Site For Teachers, Education Workers At Fairgrounds
There were no injuries from the explosion, and the damage to the home was estimated to be $10,000.MORE NEWS: Fremont Police Release Additional Details In Pursuit, Exchange Of Gunfire With Teens Suspected In Home Invasion
Monday’s fire is the third such fire in the Bay Area in the last two months. Last week, a hoverboard was blamed for a in a Santa Rosa home that killed two dogs. In December, one of the toys caught fire at a home in Brentwood.