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[Michigan] Fire that killed 2 in Kentwood caused by 'careless' smoking

A fire that started inside a Wingate Apartments unit, killing two people inside, was the result of the "careless" use of smoking materials inside, authorities say.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Oct 24, 2015 03:39
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[UK] Vaping Burned a Hole in My Lungs?

Claim: A British man burned a hole in his lung by vaping (i.e., using e-cigarettes). UNPROVEN
Snopes.com
added Oct 23, 2015 19:22
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[UK] Vaping burned a hole in my lungs EXCLUSIVE: E-cigarette puts dad in hospital

A DAD ended up in hospital with a hole burnt through his lung after his e-cig spat hot nicotine liquid down his throat. Richard Courtney’s £100 device was meant to turn the fluid into vapour but a fault left him hooked up to a ventilator.
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:38
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[UK] Girl, six, died after accidentally setting fire to her cotton dress with a lighter she found and suffering 66% burns

Giving a verdict of accidental death, Mr Rebello warned about the dangers of children coming into contact with lighters and other smoking equipment. He told the family:... 'Clearly keeping children safe from the danger of smoking equipment and lighters
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2015 16:06
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[Oregon] Smoking leads to 3 deaths, 1 critical burn in last 5 days in Portland

Smoking has caused three fire deaths and one serious burn injury since just last Thursday in city limits, according to statistics from Portland Fire & Rescue. The most recent incident occurred around 5:30 p.m., Monday, when a man in his 80's caught his c
KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8
added Oct 14, 2015 17:25
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[UK] Fire safety campaign after man dies

FIRE crews have been carrying out a safety campaign after a man died when a lit cigarette sparked a blaze.
St Helens Reporter (uk)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:05
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Electronic Cigarette Fires and Explosions (PDF)

• Fires or explosions caused by e-cigarettes are rare. • Twenty-five separate incidents of explosion and fire involving an e-cigarette were reported in the United States media be-tween 2009 and August 2014. • Nine injuries and no deaths were associated w
United States Fire Administration (USFA)
added Oct 13, 2015 18:02
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[UK] Fatal Littlehampton house fire 'caused by smoking'

A fire in which a woman died and two others were injured in West Sussex is thought to have been caused by smoking materials, the fire service said. West Sussex Fire and Rescue was called to the "ferocious fire" in the terraced house in Harwood Road, Litt
BBC Online
added Oct 13, 2015 10:04
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[Canada] Perth County, Stratford Ont. officials push for smoke-free rental housing

'One in three Ontarians that live in rental buildings continue to experience involuntary exposure to second-hand smoke,' a public health advocate says. ... "We're encouraging landlords to implement policies within their building to have all of their unit
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:28
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[UK] Disabled mother-of-two, 40, who lived alone died in a house fire started by a cigarette she lit after her 24-hour care was cut, serious case review finds

But her care was cut to 22 hours, despite concerns about her smoking A cigarette started a blaze in the 40-year-old's home and killed her A serious case review found that the cut played a major role in her death
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 13:25
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