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[UK] Holy smoke: Cigarette suspected as Bethnal Green church fire cause

They suspect the “unsafe disposal of smoking materials” like a match or cigarette caused the fire. Following the incident, LFB has issued safety advice for smokers reminding them to install smoke alarms in regularly-used rooms, including hallways, never
East London Advertiser (uk)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:31
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[China, UK] Illegal cigarettes are seized

Greenwich Trading Standards officers, acting on information, swooped on a mail box and confiscate the potentially dangerous cigarettes. The haul with a street value of more than £12,000 had been illegally shipped and imported into the country from Chin
London News Online (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[UK] Flammable skin cream warning issued by fire chiefs in Carers’ Week

This Carers’ Week (12 - 16 June) We're urging health professionals and carers to stop using flammable emollient creams, especially when the patient is known to smoke.
London Fire Brigade--London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 13:20
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[UK] Warning hundreds of fire deaths may be linked to skin creams

If people use the creams regularly but do not often change clothes or bedding, paraffin residue can soak into the fabric and act as an accelerant when it comes into contact with a cigarette or a flame from a heater.
BBC Online
added Feb 12, 2018 13:17
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[UK] E-cigarette trial makes Isle of Man jail 'calmer and safer'

Allowing inmates to smoke e-cigarettes has made an Isle of Man jail "calmer and safer", a report has found. The six-month pilot was introduced after a 2008 ban on tobacco led to inmates smoking "illicit materials" like nicotine patches and tea bags. Int
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[China, UK] Horror in Shanghai as blazing minivan full of gas tanks ploughs into pedestrians outside Starbucks: Driver's cigarette sparked fire minutes before Theresa May was due to make speech in the city

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:08
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[China] Smoking Driver Hits Crowd In Shanghai After Accidentally Igniting Van

A van ran into a crowd of pedestrians in Shanghai on Friday morning, injuring more than a dozen people, according to local media reports. The accident was caused by the van’s driver, who unintentionally set the inside of the vehicle on fire while smoki
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
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[China] Shanghai Van Crash Caused by Smoking Driver, Police Say

A smoking driver ignited a fire inside a van carrying fuel canisters, causing him to lose control and slam into pedestrians on a sidewalk outside a Starbucks in Shanghai on Friday, the police said. At least 18 people were injured. The crash occurred just
New York Times
added Feb 12, 2018 06:38
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[China] Vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Shanghai, injuring 18

Investigations showed the fire was caused by a 40-year-old driver who was smoking a cigarette inside the vehicle while illegally transporting highly flammable substances... Another image appeared to show the driver smoking a cigarette inside his vehicle b
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2018 17:48
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[China] Van strikes people in Shanghai crash police say was accident

A driver who was smoking while transporting gas tanks lost control of his minivan and plowed into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai on Friday, sending 18 people to hospitals for treatment, local authorities reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2018 17:03
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