Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Fires/Injuries 9,758 headlines found

2 Views

[Missouri] Family of paralyzed grandmother ‘left burning to death by care workers who wheeled her outside to smoke’ demand answers from nursing home officials

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:26
2 Views

[Canada] Vancouverites can now be fined $500 for improperly discarding cigarettes

From now on, Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services says a fine of $500 can be levied against anyone who discards burning material that creates a hazardous situation. Anyone tossing cigarettes or other burning material onto grass, vegetation or debris can be
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 19, 2017 15:05
6 Views

[Missouri] St. Charles nursing home patient dies after catching fire while smoking in her wheelchair

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after suf
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 19, 2017 14:52
3 Views

[New Jersey] Vaporizer explodes in vaper's face in Manchester

A vaporizer blew up in a 21-year-old man's face and set a bedroom on fire Tuesday evening, police said. Police first got word of "a small explosion and structure fire" on New Brunswick Avenue shortly before 7:20 p.m., according to a prepared statement fr
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 18, 2017 01:11
0 Views

[UK] 80 flee from top floor of Vauxhall tower block

More than 80 people had to flee and seven had to be led to safety when a fire started near the top floor of a tower block....The fire is believed to have been accidentally caused after smoking materials came into contact with a mattress and bedding.
London News Online (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:37
10 Views

[UK] E-CIG CARNAGE IT worker, 32, shows horror injuries after her e-cig battery EXPLODED in her pocket while she was driving at 70mph

The Sun (uk)
added May 17, 2017 03:33
6 Views

[Pennsylvania] Smoking woman who sprayed GAS on customer who told her to stub out her cigarette is jailed for up to six years

Police say Meshoppen resident Kimberly Brinton, 51, was pumping gas with a lit cigarette at Mehoopany Dandy Mart when Tami Donovan told her to put it out.... Brinton pleaded guilty Tuesday to risking a catastrophe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:44
1 View

[Illinois] Glen Oak Towers Fire Death Result of Lit Cigarette

A man who died in the fire last month at Glen Oak Tower in Peoria was asleep, when a lit cigarette incinerated his couch and the rest of his one-bedroom apartment... the entire 12th floor is undergoing renovation.
WCBU - Peoria (IL) Public Radio
added May 11, 2017 20:02
3 Views

[China, Texas] Man Injured By Vaping Device Battery Files Second Amended Petition ($$)

filed a second amended petition in Texas state court to add a Chinese company that made the battery for a vaping device that exploded and injured him to his complaint against the makers of the vaping device and the store that sold it to him, a claiming ne
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 14:57
2 Views

[Arizona] UA Trauma Team Looks at Danger of E-cigarette Burns

University of Arizona trauma surgeons used examples from their own emergency room to highlight the potential dangers from electronic cigarette battery failures. Their case report is in the May issue of the journal Burns.
Arizona Public Media
added May 10, 2017 15:59
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines