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Maryland Hospital Patient Critical After Lighting Cigarette

Maryland authorities say a 60-year-old man is in critical condition after lighting a cigarette in his hospital room. Investigators say the Steven K. Bock ignited his oxygen mask and surrounding bedding material when he lit the cigarette Saturday night in
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 11, 2016 18:26
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[Maryland] Man, 60, critically burned smoking in hospital bed

hospital staff said they pulled an alarm after hearing a patient scream “fire” in room 302. Nursing staff found the patient in the room having trouble breathing and a small fire consisting of an oxygen mask and a blanket. Staff was able to put out the fi
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:27
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[California] Fulton man who smoked while using home oxygen dies in fire

An 82-year-old bedridden man died during an accidental house fire near Santa Rosa that started because he was smoking a cigarette while using home oxygen, authorities said.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Dec 28, 2015 06:20
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[Virginia] VIDEO: Smoking while on oxygen to blame for Appalachian Towers fire

the combination put one man in the hospital and left many others displaced. It's mostly water damage. The fire was contained to one apartment but countless gallons of water from the sprinkler system flooded the entire fifth floor and the floors below.
WCYB (Bristol, VA)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:28
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[Maine] Air tank, smoking blamed in Old Town fire that killed 2

A couple and two pets died in a fire on Southgate Road on Saturday that was caused by careless smoking and an oxygen tank, state police said. Firefighters pulled Joseph Prekop, 67, and the family dog from the fire but could not resuscitate them. They dis
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2015 13:30
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking' TB patient dies He succumbs to TB not burns

The 35-year-old patient, who was severely burnt when his oxygen pipe accidentally caught fire, died on Tuesday evening. The MY Hospital administration claimed that the man succumbed to TB and not burns. The exact reason will be known after the post-morte
Free Press Journal (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:30
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking' TB patient dies He succumbs to TB not burns

The 35-year-old patient, who was severely burnt when his oxygen pipe accidentally caught fire, died on Tuesday evening. The MY Hospital administration claimed that the man succumbed to TB and not burns. The exact reason will be known after the post-morte
Free Press Journal (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:30
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[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36
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[North Dakota] Smoking is cause of fire in Fargo hospital room

A fire that injured a patient in a Fargo hospital room was caused by smoking while using oxygen according to fire officials.
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Nov 17, 2014 12:51
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[UK] Dad died from heart attack after e-cigarette exploded next to oxygen tank

David Thomson had left his electronic cigarette charging when the battery exploded, igniting the piping leading to his oxygen cylinder
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:10
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