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[Wisconsin] No smoke, but lots of fire! Another e-cigarette explosion smolders home as officials warn you don't need to 'light up' to be in danger

* New fire in Wisconsin signals a review of e-cigarette technology * Officials explain the root of a problem that is happening across the country * E-cigarette sales set to top $1 billion a year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2013 07:06
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[Nevada] Careless smoking ignites fire, killing man

A man died Tuesday after his cigarette sparked a fire fueled by his oxygen tank in his living room, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue spokesman Tim Szymanski said. The man’s wife came home from work about 5:30 p.m. to their duplex in the 6100 block of Daisy P
Las Vegas Sun
added Apr 26, 2013 06:31
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[New Hampshire] Fire official: Patient found smoking with oxygen tank

Firefighters were called for a residential medical emergency Friday morning when they found their patient hooked up to an oxygen tank while smoking a cigarette, said Assistant Fire Chief Steve Achilles.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Oct 12, 2012 16:08
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Canada must act fast on branding of vape products, cancer group says

child treated in hospital after drinking sweet-smelling e-cigarette fluid called Unicorn Milk...The Canadian Cancer Society is calling on the federal government to move quickly on tougher regulations surrounding the labelling of vaping products. The push
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:42
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[Russia] VIDEO: [WITH VID] When Smoking Can Really Kill You Instantly

PSKOVSKAYA, RUSSIA: A dashcam video mounted on a car recorded a harrowing escape by a woman fleeing a car moments before it burst into flames. The cause of the fire? The woman has decided to light up a cigarette with a leaking gas canister inside her car
Malaysian Digest (my)
added May 14, 2015 10:44
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[Utah] Cigarettes blamed for Provo fire that killed disabled woman

Cigarettes she was smoking, along with an oxygen tank she was using, were factors in the ignition and quick spread of a house fire that killed a disabled Provo woman.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 22, 2013 15:00
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[Canada] Deputy chief blames illegal cigarettes for London blazes

“People need to know that if they are smoking contraband cigarettes, they have a higher probability of starting a fire,” deputy fire chief Jack Burt said, explaining that the illegal smokes don’t have the same safety features as store-bought ones.
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added May 1, 2018 19:15
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The Link Between E-Cigarette Design And Explosions

A 2017 U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report has linked e-cigarette product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. ... The results show that the dual-cylindrical construction of the e-cigarette product and batteries is
Law360
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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E-Cigarette Makers Contending with New CPSC and FDA Regulations

Summer 2016 could down in infamy for manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of this category of consumer products due to its confluence of new regulations from two major Federal agencies – CPSC and FDA. We previously reported on the Child Nicotine Po
National Law Review
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[Kansas] E-Cigarette explodes in smoker’s hand

He followed the instructions and put the battery into the device. He said he heard sizzling as if he was pushing the button, but wasn’t. It then exploded in his hand. “I went to listen to it. It just went bam, like a bullet,” Reser said. The device broke
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Oct 27, 2015 13:41
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