Faulty hoverboards could catch fire

Black Friday shoppers are being warned about potentially dangerous imitation hoverboards.

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Up in flames for Black Friday - the dangerous fake hoverboards

They are on many people's Black Friday and Christmas wish lists this year - for both children and adults - but there's a warning about potentially dangerous hoverboards.

Trading Standards have seized a number of the devices, which appear to be faulty and could burst into flames.

Hoverboards are similar to skateboards, but have batteries. They're the latest craze but, as Tom Savvides reports, some could pose serious threats to safety.

Tom talked to James Whiddett, Trading Standards Officer, and hoverboarder Tom Hastie.

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