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[Ireland] Panti Bar donates €750 to cancer charity for breaking smoking ban

one of the country's best-known gay venues, donated €750... They provided the smoking area so "patrons would not be at risk from passers-by on the street". The company, which has no prior convictions, apologised and asked the court for an opportunity to
Evening Herald (ie)
added May 14, 2015 01:22
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[UK] Nephew of man accused of starting Bradford stadium fire by dropping a lit cigarette blasts 'mind-bogglingly inaccurate' BBC documentary claims

'At no time was Eric responsible for the fire - at no time did he say he stubbed a cigarette out and it went down a hole.' He blamed the accident on stadium authorities who had piled up flammable rubbish underneath the stands, adding that he had refused
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 14, 2015 12:41
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[UK] Australian man 'dropped cigarette that started Bradford City fire'

British police investigating the Bradford City fire, which killed 56 football fans, say an Australian man admitted dropping the cigarette thought to have started the blaze, according to a BBC documentary.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 12, 2015 14:02
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[UK] Bradford City stadium fire: Police identify man who 'dropped the cigarette that started the fire'

Police investigating the deadly Bradford City fire identified the man who accidentally started the blaze which killed 56 football fans after he dropped a cigarette 30 years ago – but did not release his name until now. Officers discovered that Australia
The Independent (uk)
added May 12, 2015 14:02
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[Virginia] I-95 bus fire likely started by cigarette

The Thursday afternoon bus fire on Interstate 95 in Stafford County apparently started with a cigarette lit by a 35-year-old Plainfield, N.J., man who had stowed away in the luggage compartment, according to the Virginia State Police.
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added May 9, 2015 14:43
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[North Carolina] Fire marshal: Cigarette responsible for Foscoe fire

A fire that destroyed the Coffey Break apartments in Foscoe likely began after a resident discarded smoking material into the wastebasket of a lower unit apartment...was insured for $250,000, but it would likely cost around $600,000 to completely rebuild
Watauga (NC) Democrat
added May 11, 2015 22:23
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[Ohio] Cigarettes spark fire in goose's nest

A mother goose is recovering from serious burns after cigarette butts started a fire in her nest. Wildlife specialist Tim White told the Sandusky Register he and his daughter saw the fire smoldering Sunday outside his office building in Sandusky.
AP - Associated Press
added May 10, 2015 16:01
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarette sparked $250,000 fire that destroyed eastern Lancaster County home

When a Salisbury Township man went to the kitchen for a snack, a cigarette in his bedroom sparked a fire that destroyed his house on Wednesday, police said. Richard C. Hallman, 59, of 694 Churchtown Road, Narvon, left the cigarette in an ashtray beside h
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added May 7, 2015 12:07
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Kentucky leads nation in smoking-related deaths

The No. 1 cause of preventable home fire deaths is smoking, according to the United States Fire Administration (USFA). Kentucky ranks ninth in the U.S. for fire deaths and is the nation’s leader in smoking-related deaths. One-third of all fire deaths in K
The Lane Report
added May 7, 2015 12:04
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[South Carolina] Discarded cigarette in flower pot displaces several families in condo blaze

the fire that damaged at least 10 units was the result of someone dropping a cigarette butt in a flower pot. Wilson explained, "A cigarette was disposed of in a flower pot which was sitting on the second floor deck area of the condo building - this was d
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added May 6, 2015 14:09
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