Fatal fire, vehicle crash linked to hoverboard explosion in Pennsylvania

Arrest made in hit & run crash that injured Harrisburg firefighter while responding to fire call

Authorities say a fire that critically injured three girls and led to critical injuries to a responding fire official appears to have been sparked by a recharging hoverboard.

In the chaotic rush to the scene, Harrisburg Fire Lieutenant Dennis DeVoe's vehicle was struck at an intersection.

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all commonwealth flags at the State Capitol Complex to fly at half-staff in honor of fallen Harrisburg firefighter Lt. Dennis DeVoe.

DeVoe was blocks from the fire station to pick up his gear and joined his fellow firefighters at the scene.

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Kendall is being charged with DUI, aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, receiving stolen property, accidents involving injury, among other charges.

Officials say the hoverboard was plugged in and charging before it caught fire.

The coroner in Lehigh County said the 3-year-old, Ashanti Hughes, had been pronounced as dead around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Cedar Crest.

Hughes's two-year-old granddaughter was also injured in the fire.

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Charles Allen told CBS affiliate WHP-TV that he saw young girls screaming from the second story as the smoke and flames erupted around them. They are now being treated at Lehigh Valley Medical Center.

Numerous firefighters battling the blaze had just come from the funeral of a retired firefighter who died of cancer, he said.

"We've seen too many fires and too many fire fatalities as a result of these hoverboards", he added.

"Our hearts are broken and we grieve for the loss of our brother", he said in a statement.

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"Denny was a leader in our department and the fire service as a whole", Enterline said.

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