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[UK] Smokers warned to be vigilant after discarded cigarette causes house fire

The front porch of a Burnsall Drive house set fire after a cigarette was thrown from an upstairs window and landed in a gutter, setting light to the porch. Firefighters used three fire engines to tackle the blaze which left which left the house filled
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:27
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[Canada] Cigarette butt and a garbage pail of diapers to blame for massive condo fire: Edmonton fire chief

The blaze, which is expected to cost more than $16.3 million in building and property damage, is the second major Edmonton fire in less than a year caused by smoking material being carelessly thrown out...over the last five years, firefighters have respo
Metro (ca)
added May 25, 2015 23:20

[Wyoming] Casper couple sues vapor cigarette dealer

Joshua and Allison Seel are suing a local vapor cigarette company after the battery in one of the devices allegedly exploded in Joshua Seel's left pant pocket, burning his leg and genitals, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday. “These batteries are ext
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added May 25, 2015 22:59

Breathe, eCig Corp. Confirms 100,000 Units of its Second Generation Product will Arrive First Week of June 2015 to Support New York City Launch

next generation devices (which will incorporate the Company's pending intellectual property) will reproducibly and precisely dispense the recommended amount of nicotine per puff and offer an optional childproofing device—both firsts in the industry. The c
PR Newswire
added May 22, 2015 21:00

[New York] 2 dogs dead in Chester animal hospital fire

Fire officials say the owner of the All Pets Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Mark Lane, was inside when the fire started... Dr. Lane told police and fire officials on the scene that he fell asleep while smoking.
News 12 Westchester (Yonkers, NY)
added May 22, 2015 18:12

[Asia, China, Korea - South] Gov't warns of possible nicotine overdose thru use of e-cigarettes

found four e-liquids out of 25 products reviewed contained at least 11 percent more nicotine than they were supposed to, meaning those who use such products may unknowingly intake more nicotine than they wish to or can. The study also found a problem wit
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 19, 2015 03:04

[Ohio] Fire fueled by cigarette butts burns goose protecting eggs

A mother goose is recovering from serious burns after cigarette butts started a fire last week in her nest, but the eggs that she desperately tried to save will not hatch. ... Police are searching for whoever left the cigarettes. Canada geese are protecte
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2015 10:01
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[Ohio] VIDEO: Discarded cigarette started massive South Side fire

Employees told investigators that, in violation of company policy, they had been smoking on the property shortly before the fire was discovered, Martin said.... “We will not file charges because it was not a malicious act,” Smith said.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added May 16, 2015 09:36

[Russia] VIDEO: Shocking moment woman's car explodes after she lights a cigarette while driving

The Mirror (uk)
added May 15, 2015 09:49
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[UK] Coventry man, 71, 'engulfed in flames' while smoking at home, inquest hears

Heavy smoker Graham Gentry suffered 45 per cent burns to his body and died a month after the blaze at his Foleshill flat
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 15, 2015 09:35
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