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[Maine] Improperly discarded smoking materials caused Old Orchard blaze

Smoking materials that were improperly disposed of on a second-floor deck ignited a fire that destroyed an Old Orchard Beach condominium complex and left 16 people homeless over the weekend. The second floor and roof of an eight-unit condo building at 9
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jul 10, 2018 13:03
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Laborers' cigarette butts ignite Jakarta MRT cable: Management

A fire that broke out and burned a reel of cable at an MRT construction site near Lebak Bulus Station in South Jakarta on Tuesday was caused by cigarette butts thrown away by construction workers. MRT Jakarta corporate secretary Tubagus Hikmatullah said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 10, 2018 02:56
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[California] VIDEO: He tried to use his burning car to light a cigarette, witnesses say. Now he's been arrested for DUI.

A man tried to light his cigarette with the flames coming from his burning sedan after rear-ending an SUV westbound on Interstate 80, according to the California Highway Patrol traffic incident information page
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 9, 2018 18:51
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Montana resident caught fire from cigarette and oxygen tank, CMS asserts

A temporarily unsupervised Montana nursing home resident burned for an estimated 10 minutes after her cigarette ignited with her oxygen tank, causing second-degree burns and the resident's eventual death, state and federal officials say. The incident was
McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Jul 8, 2018 01:52
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Montana resident caught fire from cigarette and oxygen tank, CMS asserts

McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Jul 6, 2018 02:42
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[Ireland] Laois fire service appeal to smokers after roadside fire

Laois fire crews attended a number of roadside grass fires over the last couple of days as the heatwave sizzled in Ireland. Crews attended a grass fire at the side of the M7 motorway at J21 Borris-in-Ossory last Friday.
Leinster Express (ie)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:35
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[Ohio] Semi carrying 30K pounds of cigarettes flips on U.S. 35 in Greene County

The driver of a semi-truck that was carrying 30,000 pounds of cigarettes fell asleep behind the wheel causing a rollover crash to occur on U.S. 35 in Greene County Wednesday morning.
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:18
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[UK] Firefighters tackling moors blaze warn public over reckless behaviour

had to contend with sightseers abandoning cars along narrow one-vehicle country lanes to take pictures and film drone footage. One set of visitors were seen to get out of their car and start smoking cigarettes – yards from tinder-dry grass and bracken.
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 17:27
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UK Golf Courses Ban Smoking Due To Heatwave

Earlier this week, moorlands in Manchester went up in flames with the UK experiencing a prolonged hot and dry spell, and some clubs have banned smoking due to the risk of ground catching alight. Royal Birkdale wrote on Twitter, “Due to the recent heatwa
Golf Monthly (uk)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:53
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Florida Man Dies from E-Cigarette Explosion

Authorities found a Florida man, who was only 38 years old, deceased in his St. Petersburg home. They responded to a fire alarm and found the victim with a “wound to his top lip area and areas of burns to his body,” according to CNN. The burns were later
The Legal Examiner
added Jun 29, 2018 14:42
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