Pedestrian stares in confusion at an electric scooter on FIRE on the side of the road – but eagle-eyed sleuths prove all is not as it seems
- A video appearing to show an electric scooter on fire has gone viral on TikTok
- Flames were seen coming from behind scooter parked on New Zealand street
- But commentators said there was an object behind the scooter up in flames
A video appearing to show an electric scooter on fire has gone viral on TikTok but eagle-eyed internet sleuths have noted the vision is not all it seems.
The clip posted to the video-sharing site last week showed flames coming out from behind the parked scooter.
A man could be seen wandering past as the fire intensified on the side of a New Zealand street.
A video appearing to show an electric scooter on fire on a New Zealand street has gone viral on TikTok but social media commentators pointed out there was an object behind
After the video was uploaded to TikTok, many commentators weighed in, with one noting ‘scooter not on fire’
Smoke could be seen billowing into the air as the man stopped to inspect what was going on.
The vision was uploaded to TikTok with the caption #scooter #fire leading one person to respond ‘that scooter is lit’.
But other commentators were quick to point out there was an object behind the electric scooter.
‘Scooter not on fire. There is something behind it on fire,’ one person commented.
The man walking past caught the attention of commentators, who said he had come too close to the fire.
‘I wouldn’t be standing that close to it,’ one person commentated.
A man could be seen in the TikTok video walking past the fire and stopping to inspect what was going on