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[Canada] $2M fire caused by lit cigarette

A burning cigarette was the cause of a three Westpark houses going up in smoke and leaving seven residents homeless on April 21. No injuries resulted from the fire which was reported at 12:34 a.m. and the Red Cross provided accommodation for the affecte
Fort Saskatchewan (Alb) Record (ca)
added May 1, 2016 19:22
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[California] E-cigarette reportedly explodes in Paso Robles teen's face

Daniel McClelland, 17, was “vaping,” or smoking an e-cigarette, on the evening of April 18 when the device blew up and caught on fire, according to a family GoFundMe page. Paso Robles Emergency Services responded to the 1900 block of Cottonwood Drive at
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Apr 28, 2016 20:56
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[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn kiosk owners claim teen blinded by exploding e-cigarette was at fault

OWNER OF BROOKLYN VAPE SHOP WHERE TEEN WAS BLINDED WAS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED IN BATH SALTS RING Kiosk owner Igor and his wife Esther Kanchik, both 36, told The Daily News that the teen, Leor Domatov, caused the explosion when he plugged his own device in
New York Daily News
added Apr 28, 2016 20:36
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[New York] Malverne man says e-cigarette battery caught fire, burned him ($$)

When Stephen Rosenbluth visited a Freeport store to pick up paint on Monday, he wasn’t expecting to leave with burns. The Malverne resident said Saturday that the battery in his e-cigarette burst into flames in his pocket — injuring him and startling cu
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Apr 27, 2016 14:50
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[UK] The exploding e-cigarettes toll: Users lose teeth and need skin grafts after spate of fires

The Local Government Association, which represents 49 fire and rescue authorities in England and Wales, said “vaping” was now a “major cause for concern”. Exploding e-cigarettes have caused a string of fires with users losing teeth and even needing skin
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 26, 2016 15:54
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[California] Teen's 'e-cigarette explodes in his face in car' leaving him with burns and missing bottom teeth

The 17-year-old of Fresno, California, was rushed to Twin Cities Community Hospital by emergency crews called to the scene. As well as losing many of his bottom teeth, a small hole was blown through Daniel's tongue, his family have revealed. His tongue
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 26, 2016 15:51
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[New York] Malverne man says e-cigarette battery caught fire, burned him ($$)

The Malverne resident said Saturday that the battery in his e-cigarette burst into flames in his pocket — injuring him and startling customers. Rosenbluth is one of several people in recent months who said their e-cigarettes burned them or overheated.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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[Georgia] 'Careless smoking' not ruled out in fire that killed kids

Two young children were killed in a fire at a Lumpkin County home on Monday. ... "Investigators could not rule out careless smoking as the possible cause."
WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:59
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[New York] VIDEO: Woman reveals shocking third degree burns after e-cigarette explodes in her pocket

A Queens woman says she was badly burned when an electronic cigarette battery exploded in her jeans pocket while she was parking her car.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:58
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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: “I have never felt anything like that before,” Exploding e-cigarette leaves teen injured

The intense, burning reaction was the product of an e-cigarette in his pocket and coins he collected as change from a drink purchase on his way to work. When Dunn hit his thigh, he said the coins shifted in his pocket, coming into contact with the batte
KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:36
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