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[Iran, Mid-east] VIDEO: This is why you should quit smoking! Shocking moment footpath EXPLODES in man's face after he throws cigarette butt down an underground sewer

A man has miraculously escaped death after throwing a cigarette butt down a sewer (pictured) only for it to cause an enormous explosion that sent him flying backwards in Tehran, Iran
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:37
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[UK] 'Smoking in areas like these need to be banned' - Mercury readers react to Bradgate Park fire

Mercury readers have called for smoking to be banned in Bradgate Park after a discarded cigarette caused a blaze at the popular beauty spot. Around 100 square metres of scrubland was destroyed in the fire on Saturday afternoon.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 22:03
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[UK] 'Cigarette' fire devastates Bradgate Park in Leicestershire

A discarded cigarette butt could have caused a fire which "devastated" a country park, its owners have said. The blaze destroyed about 1,000 sq m of scrubland at Bradgate Park, in Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, at about 16:45 BST on Saturday.
BBC Online
added Apr 10, 2017 16:32
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[UK] Discarded cigarette destroys 1,000 sq m of wildlife habitat in Bradgate Park blaze

Only the quick-thinking of park rangers and the swift response of firefighters is credited with preventing the incident being much worse.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:29
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[UK] VIDEO: Dying for a smoke? Driver is spotted rolling up a cigarette while driving at 60mph down a motorway

A lift engineer, who asked to remain anonymous, caught the footage while driving home with a colleague on the M20 southbound near Maidstone last week. The footage shows the smoker taking so much 'time and effort' to roll the cigarette that he fails to n
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:17
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E-Cigarettes: Firebombs In Your Face

Lawsuits are being filed against the manufacturers of e-cigarettes because the lithium-ion batteries in the devices have been known to explode during normal operation and during the charging of the batteries, causing severe burns to users and property da
Ring Of Fire Network
added Apr 10, 2017 16:03
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[UK] Solent ferry fire prompts Wightlink smoking ban

A smoking ban is being imposed on ferries after it emerged a fire on board a boat crossing the Solent started in a cigarette bin. The blaze started on the deck of the St Faith vessel during a sailing from Portsmouth to Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight in
BBC Online
added Apr 10, 2017 14:49
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[UK] Fire death risk cut by vaping rather than smoking, study finds

Analysis of London Fire Brigade figures found that in the last three years, only 14 fires were attributable to e-cigarettes. In comparison, smoking-related fires topped 3,500. These were fires cause by tobacco smoking, and not extinguishing cigarettes pr
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 14:48
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[UK] Switch to vaping to reduce fire death risk warns London Fire Brigade

On World Health Day (Friday 7 April), fire chiefs are advising smokers to quit altogether but concede that vaping holds fewer fire risks than cigarettes butts, ash, lighters and matches. In the past three years in London, the Brigade has recorded only
Fire Magazine (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 14:47
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[California] Is Robin a bit Thicke? Singer openly flirts with danger as he puffs on a cigarette while filling up his car's petrol tank

While the activity is a misdemeanour in some states, having an open flame - including lit cigarettes - near a gas pump is a strict fire code in California, which requires stations to display 'No Smoking' signs.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:55
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