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[UK] Thurso fire believed to have been caused by e-cigarette charger

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have issued advice to e-cigarette users following a fire in Thurso last night, believed to have been caused by an e-cigarette charger.
Northern Times Ltd (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:13

[North Carolina] Fire damaged 4 tobacco barns in Climax this morning

Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 14:42

[Ireland] Tot cheats death after e-cigarette exploded 'like a firework' inches from where he was playing

Stunned mum Frankie Worthington said the explosion could have killed her son Alfie if a table hadn't acted as a shield and protected him from the blast
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:41

[UK-Wales] You will NOT believe the damage an e-cigarette caused to this ex-smoker's house

Former smoker Linda James-Davies’ house was gutted by fire after she quit her 20-a-day habit and believes an e-cig charger was to blame. The mum-of-two was convinced the device exploded while she ate beans on toast in her two-bedroom house.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:30

[Massachusetts] 'Careless Disposal Of Smoking Materials' Likely Cause Of Nine-Alarm Allston Fire

a nine-alarm fire that displaced dozens of residents in the Allston neighborhood of Boston last month. The Boston Fire Department said on Friday that a cigar or cigarette was discarded in a staircase of the Harvard Terrace apartment building, likely causi
added Oct 18, 2014 08:35

[UK] Dad died from heart attack after e-cigarette exploded next to oxygen tank

David Thomson had left his electronic cigarette charging when the battery exploded, igniting the piping leading to his oxygen cylinder
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:10
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[UK] 3 rescued from York blaze - e-cig may be to blame

THREE people have been rescued after a kitchen fire at their York home - probably caused by an e-cigarette which was charging. The trio, who were all taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation, may have been saved by a smoke alarm at the property
York Press (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:14

[UK] School forced to evacuate after e-cigarette explodes

Firefighters were called to Wyvil Primary School in Lambeth, south London, at 9.45am after the small room was engulfed by flames. Investigators believe the device was being charged through a computer using the wrong type of adapter. Damage: scorch m
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:06

Markey: Ban e-cigarettes on airplanes

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) urged the Department of Transportation to ban e-cigarette use on commercial flights. “Just because you don’t light up an e-cigarette doesn’t mean it can’t spark a fire,” Markey said. “Our federal aviation experts and regulators
The Hill
added Oct 14, 2014 13:59
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking cited as possible cause of fatal fire

Authorities say smoking may have started an early morning fire that killed two people in their northern Pennsylvania home.
WHTM-TV (Harrisburg, PA)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:36
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