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[Maryland] Man, 60, critically burned smoking in hospital bed

hospital staff said they pulled an alarm after hearing a patient scream “fire” in room 302. Nursing staff found the patient in the room having trouble breathing and a small fire consisting of an oxygen mask and a blanket. Staff was able to put out the fi
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:27

[Indiana] ISP: E-cigarette explodes in truck driver’s face

According to the initial investigation, police believe an electronic cigarette malfunctioned and blew up in the drivers face, causing the crash. INDOT had the lanes closed near the area to pull the semi back on the road. It wasn’t clear how long the lan
WTHI-TV (Terre Haute, IN)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:15

[Indiana] E-Cigarette Explodes Causing Crash On I-65

was traveling north on I-65 in a 2010 Freightliner when his electronic cigarette he was smoking malfunctioned and exploded injuring Starainich's face. He then lost control of the semi, causing it to go off the right side of the roadway striking a guardrai
WBIW 1340 AM (Bedford, IN)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:44

SANGINITI: E-cigarettes, the dangerous alternative to cigarettes

Despite what Kiklas and the e-cigarette industry want us to believe...e-cigarettes are simply not safe. If you are injured as a result of an e-cigarette, it is strongly recommended that you seek immediate medical attention and experienced legal counsel. blogs
added Jan 5, 2016 16:28

[Canada] Ontario e-cigarette laws go 'way too far,' Barrie retailer says

But the manager of Butt Out and Vape in Barrie said the Ontario government shouldn’t control what goes on inside shops where the product is sold. “I agree with not using vaporizers in public places. It doesn’t need to happen. I would love to see exempti
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:51

[Indiana] Fatal fire at senior living facility in Plainfield caused by cigarette

Investigators have determined the cause of a fatal fire in Plainfield that injured two people and killed one at a senior living facility. The fire occurred on November 27 in the 200 block of Mill Run Drive. The residents were evacuated. Some had to be ca
WXIN-TV Fox 59 (Indiannapolis, IN)
added Dec 1, 2015 20:02

[UK] BBC engineer who loved his job becomes 'Britain's first' e-cigarette suicide after drinking liquid nicotine and bingeing on cider

Jonathan Keen, 46, who was described as a functioning alcoholic, was found by his girlfriend at his flat in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, next to remnants of fluid used in e-cigarettes and empty cans of cider. Buckinghamshire Coroner Richard Hulett heard M
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:46

[California] 3 men severely burned when e-cigarette batteries explode file lawsuit

Three California men filed lawsuits against the makers, wholesalers and retailers of e-cigarettes Thursday, alleging that the products’ batteries exploded, causing severe injuries, including second-degree burns, shattered teeth and in one case, the loss
Los Angeles Daily News
added Nov 20, 2015 14:53

[Wyoming] Motel fire that killed Casper man may have caused by smoking

A fire on Friday at the Topper Motel in Casper that killed a 56-year-old man may have been caused by a lit cigarette.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 17, 2015 17:22

[Maryland] Fire Officials Warn Against Altering E-Cigarettes After Explosions

Federal investigators documented at least 25 incidents of fires or explosions triggered by misused or malfunctioning electronic cigarettes. The U.S. Fire Administration, which issued a report detailing some of those incidents, specifies many of the fires
added Nov 12, 2015 12:26
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