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Kansas man sues vape shop for e-cigarette battery explosion

The lawsuit alleges Anderson was carrying the lithium ion battery, his car keys and coins in his pants pocket in February 2016. The touching metal items caused a short to the outside of the battery, which then overheated and exploded. The suit says Ande
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2018 12:53
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[Kansas] VIDEO: E-cigarette battery explodes in man’s pants. 'It ignites like a bomb,' lawyer says

WARNING: Graphic content. Daniel Anderson suffered chemical and thermal burns to his left leg and hands caused by fire and heat that rolled out of the lithium ion battery, which he bought from Big E’s Vapor Shop, according to a lawsuit filed Feb. 6 in Se
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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[California] Public smoking ban implemented in Dana Point

Smoking will be permitted in private residential properties and within moving or stationary vehicles. Hotel owners or operators inside the city limit can choose to permit or prohibit smoking throughout their private property. Restaurants and business are
The Lariat (Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[China] Flight forced to deplane after passenger's carry-on bag catches fire

Passengers were forced to disembark from a China Southern Airlines flight to Shanghai after a power bank caught fire in an overhead compartment Sunday.
Fox News
added Feb 26, 2018 04:45
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[Maryland] E-cigarette explosion sets man on fire

He spent months trying to wean himself off cigarettes, and Michael Henry had become quite adept at changing out the batteries on his e-cigarette, but when he attempted to do so on Sunday evening, something went terribly wrong. "Just a flash,” recalled He
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:42
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[California] VIDEO: LA man suing after he says e-cig battery exploded, burned his genitals

Nearly a dozen new lawsuits are being filed that claim people were burned by exploding e-cigarette batteries, including one from a Los Angeles man who said he was seriously injured. "I suffered second- and third-degree burns to my legs, thighs, genitals
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Feb 23, 2018 19:28
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[UK] Mother, 43, died in house fire after dropping lit cigarette on the sofa and then falling asleep after a night drinking alone

Natasha Taylor suffered 80 per cent burns after falling asleep with a lit cigarette Mrs Taylor, 42, who dozed off on the sofa, had a history of being a heavy drinker She was 'unable to react to the threat of a fire' due to high levels of alcohol in he
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:30
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[New York] Careless smoking causes fire that hurts 13 in NYC

The Fire Department of New York says careless smoking caused a weekend fire in the city's historic Little Italy neighborhood that hurt 13 people. The fire Saturday morning tore through Angelo's of Mulberry Street and apartments above it. The restaurant o
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2018 14:30
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[Iowa] Investigators blame smoking materials for fatal fire

Cedar Rapids Fire Department investigators on Tuesday said the smoking materials ignited a chair inside the apartment, causing the Saturday morning fire. When firefighters entered the apartment, they found 57-year-old Thomas Jones inside, near the chair
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2018 14:28
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[New York] Little Italy Is Very Little, and Not Very Italian

On Saturday morning, the old heart of the neighborhood took another hit when a fire broke out at Angelo’s of Mulberry St., said to be the oldest Italian restaurant in the area. Damage from the blaze — caused by “accidental, careless discard of smoking ma
New York Times
added Feb 20, 2018 20:56
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