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[Tennessee] 'Long, intensive recovery' for man injured in e-cigarette accident

The injuries a college student sustained when an electronic cigarette exploded in his face could have been prevented if the man had been taught to use the e-cigarette properly, a smoke shop employee told WPXI sister station FOX13. Meanwhile, the man's fam
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:00

[California] Third Bakersfield resident filing e-cigarette lawsuit

Bakersfield resident Roy Iversen was riding home from work on Interstate 5 when his electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, exploded in his pocket. “It almost sounded like a firecracker going off on my leg and then it was just flames shooting up about a f
Bakersfield (CA) Californian
added Nov 25, 2015 16:56

[UK] Woman dies after explosion while making wreath for daughter's grave

A mother using aerosols to make a wreath for her daughter's grave has died after a cigarette sparked an explosion in her East Lothian flat. Roseanne Rowan Armstrong, 43, told firefighters she was making a wreath when the accident happened at her home in
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2015 21:14
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[UK] Woman killed by blast after smoking cigarette while using aerosol spray to make Christmas decorations

A woman has died after sparking a huge blast when she smoked a cigarette while using aerosol cans to make Christmas decorations. Roseanne Rowan Armstrong, 43, was making festive wreaths when the explosion was triggered at her home in Edinburgh on Sunday.
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:47
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[Texas] Cigarette causes apartment fire, displaces dozens

Flames tore through a South Austin apartment building early Tuesday, displacing dozens of people living there... The fire, which started after a man smoking on a wooden patio improperly discarded his cigarette, started around 12:30 a.m.
KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:33

VIDEO: Colorado Springs and Pueblo News News5 Investigates: Man hospitalized after e-cigarette exp

an e-cigarette exploded in his face, shattering his vertebrae and breaking his neck. News5 Investigates uncovered more than two dozen fires and explosions related to e-cigarettes over the last 6 years.
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:31

How Modern Furniture Endangers Firefighters

Consumer goods are increasingly made of synthetic materials and coatings. The carcinogens they give off when they burn could be driving high cancer rates among first responders.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 23, 2015 16:54

[Tennessee] VIDEO: Man seriously injured when e-cig explodes in his face

WARNING: SOME OF THESE INJURIES ARE GRAPHIC Caples is in critical condition with a shattered vertebrae. He have to have surgery to give himself a chance to walk again. He also has multiple fractures, a hole in his mouth, and a broken neck.
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:28

[Colorado] College student shatters vertebrae, loses teeth and suffers facial fractures after his e-cigarette exploded in his mouth

An employee at an e-cigarette store in Memphis said the explosion was likely due to operator error, believing that Codero had been charging the device with a battery was that too powerful.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:53

[UK-Wales] Person injured after e-cigarette explodes in Maindee area of Newport

A PERSON had to be treated for minor burns after an e-cigarette exploded in a house in Maindee last night. Firefighters from Maindee were called to the fire on Argosy Way at 9.41pm.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 14:27
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