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[Denmark, Europe, Sweden] Danish festival to allow smoking despite dry conditions

Smukfest festival, which is located in a beech forest near Danish town Skanderborg, is to allow smoking...“We are extremely focused on the drought but we have chosen a different option to a (smoking) ban... a very high number of ashtrays and we will be co
The Local (dk)
added Jul 27, 2018 19:30
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[UK] *THIS* is what we’re talking about when we ask people not to drop cigarettes on dry grass.

The London Fire Brigade has today issued an urgent safety warning following the largest grass fire in its history and a series of other grass fires across the capital. Firefighters are concerned that there will be further incidents if the public doesn’t
Parikiaki (uk)
added Jul 25, 2018 15:42
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[California] Police Searching for Woman Accused of Stabbing Following Argument over Smoking

The two woman got into an argument about the 60-year-old woman smoking near a leaking propane tank, Sullivan said. The argument escalated then the suspect pulled out a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim on the left forearm, Sullivan said.
Times of San Diego
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[UK] 'He's pouring petrol everywhere!': Brave schoolgirl's chilling 999 call as cigarette-smoking step-father doused home in fuel while threatening to burn sleeping family alive

Daniel Dare, 40, had a cigarette in his mouth and a lighter in his hand as he splashed fuel from a jerry can around the home of his ex-partner Keira Smith and her children. Ms Smith terrified teenage daughter made an anxious 999 call as he did so, telli
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2018 14:02
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Cigarette blamed for huge apartment fire that left 15 families displaced

WSOC-TV Channel 9 (Charlotte, NC)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:46
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[China] Pilots of jet that plunged 25,000ft after vaping in the cockpit caused a decompression event are stripped of their flying licences

Chinese authorities have cut flag carrier Air China's 737 flights and revoked the flying licences of the cockpit crew involved in a mid-air emergency sparked by a co-pilot's vape smoke. An Air China 737 made a rapid emergency descent from 35,000ft to 10
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:31
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[Wisconsin] Tenant: neighbors tossed cigarettes off balcony of building where fire started

Fire victims who just found out they lost their belongings because of someone's careless use of a cigarette were allowed back inside their apartments Wednesday, nearly a week after fire engulfed the building.
WBAY-TV Ch. 2 (Green Bay, WI)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:53
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China clips Air China's wings after descent scare

The cuts to the carrier’s 737 flights amount to 5,400 hours a month, it said. The CAAC also suspended the licenses of other staff involved in the emergency incident that was linked to a co-pilot smoking in the cockpit, CCTV added.
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:15
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[UK] Plastic box being used as an ashtray starts fire

A plastic box being used as an ashtray started a fire in a block of flats. Two crews were called to Westbourne Grove, Westcliff, to reports of a fire in the stairwell just after 11.30pm yesterday. The small blaze was extinguished by 11.55pm. The cause
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:55
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Up in smoke: Vaping China co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency

the drama was triggered when the co-pilot sought to turn off a ventilation system to prevent his smoke spreading into the main cabin...Smoking is not allowed aboard... But the co-pilot accidentally switched off air-conditioning instead, leading to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:59
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