Lyft Halts E-Bikes After Two Catch Fire in SF

Lyft has halted its e-bike service after two of the devices mysteriously caught fire this week in San Francisco, according to a report from the San Francisco Examiner.

One Lyft e-bike ignited Wednesday near Page and Scott streets, and a witness told the Examiner they saw flames coming from the battery.

A second e-bike caught fire Saturday at Folsom and Second streets, the news outlet reported.

The e-bikes are operated by San Francisco-based Lyft under the name Bay Wheels.

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