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[Tennessee] Pets poisoned by e-cigarette liquids on rise

Pet Poison Helpline has encountered a sharp uptick in calls concerning cases of nicotine poisoning in pets that ingested e-cigarettes or liquid nicotine refill solution. Nicotine poses a serious threat of poisoning to dogs and cats and e-cigarettes back
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Sep 9, 2014 15:05

[UK] Tot cheats death after swallowing e-cigarette refill

Safety warning after two-year-old treated at Good Hope Hospital when she vomited after putting nicotine cartridge in mouth
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 04:22

[UK] Airport officials call for e-cigarettes to be banned from carry on luggage after smoldering bag is removed from flight

Fire marshals believe that a rechargeable lithium-ion battery in an e-cigarette inside the bag was to blame
This is Money (uk)
added Aug 15, 2014 09:57

[UK] Man dies from e-cigarette explosion

A man who died after his e-cigarette exploded and set fire to oxygen equipment he is believed to have been using has been named by police. David Thomson, 62, was found dead in the living room of a property on Penkett Road in Wallasey, Merseyside.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 08:35

[New Jersey] VIDEOS: SEE IT: Point Pleasant Beach motel camera captures moment a cigarette sparked deadly blaze

John Alberti, who died in the fire, is seen smoking and apparently dropping embers from his cigarette next to an armchair in the Mariner's Cove Motel. About an hour and a half later, smoke is seen rising from the chair before quickly turning into flames.
New York Daily News
added Jul 2, 2014 20:08

[Colorado] Apartment High Rise Fire Caused By Someone Smoking In Bed

A fire that injured several people Monday morning was started by someone smoking in bed with an oxygen tank, according to authorities in Lakewood. Flames could be seen coming out of the sixth floor window of a high rise.
KKTV 11 (Colorado Springs / Pueblo, CO)
added Jul 1, 2014 12:28

[UK] RAPP: Catching the 'Vapers': E Cigarette Fact and Fiction

given the lack of regulation and research, including studies of the long-term effects, the jury is still out on its ultimate safety. Do your own research. Check out the CDC, FDA, and the Poison Control Center first, and consult your physician to learn of
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Jun 24, 2014 13:38

[Australia] E-cigarettes poisoning Victorian toddlers

Victorian Poisons Information Centre manager Jeff Robinson said the service had nine calls last year about nicotine poisoning related to e-cigarettes, including five cases involving children aged one to four. (au)
added Jun 8, 2014 12:57

[Alaska] VIDEO: Cigarettes to Blame for 13 of 21 Recent Anchorage Fires

Fire Department says in the past three weeks, there have been 21 local structure fires -- including 13 resulting from people not properly disposing of their cigarettes.... AFD Assistant Chief of Operations Graig Temple says the fires have collectively cau
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added May 27, 2014 12:36

Alaska fire continues to grow, may have been caused by cigarettes

The human-caused fire was sparked May 19 in the 1.9 million-acre Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The weather forecast for the area calls for possible rain beginning Tuesday, said Willie Begay, a spokesman with the management team responding to the fire.
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2014 12:34
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