Hoverboard blamed in Boston apartment fire

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston firefighters were on scene in the North End on Sunday after a hoverboard started a fire that caused an estimated $100,000 in damage.

Crews arrived at 9:03 p.m. Sunday night on Hanover Street for a building fire on the third floor of a four-story wood frame building.

Residents from three apartments were displaced from the fire.

The Boston Fire Chief estimated $100,000 in damage from the fire.

Firefighters estimate the fire started in a hoverboard on the third floor.

Officials said this is the first hoverboard fire ever in the city of Boston.

No one was hurt in the fire.

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