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[New York] Syracuse hospital bans e-cigarettes after patient on oxygen catches fire while using one

A Syracuse hospital is warning patients not to use electronic cigarettes after a patient on oxygen caught fire while puffing on one of the devices. Joe Galloway, a Syracuse Fire Department investigator, said the cause of the March 22 fire at St. Joseph'
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 22, 2014 11:06
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[UK] Are e-cigarettes really a safer alternative to regular smoking?

But perhaps they pose a more immediate danger than lung disease and cancer. Some e-cigs have exploded into flames. Last night gran Jean Booth was fighting for life in Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, after her oxygen supply – she was recovering from a
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:33
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First fire death in Colorado Springs a result of smoking while on oxygen

29 firefighters were on scene to tackle the fire, along with the hazmat unit and heavy rescue unit. The resident was badly burned and unconscious when she was pulled from her home.
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Dec 3, 2013 13:01
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Iowa Officials Blame Fire On Smoking While Using Oxygen

The Des Moines Fire Department says a man was injured when he lit a cigarette while using an oxygen tank, sparking a fire. The fire happened Saturday afternoon when the man lit a cigarette while wearing an oxygen mask.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Dec 3, 2013 12:44
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[Utah] Cigarettes blamed for Provo fire that killed disabled woman

Cigarettes she was smoking, along with an oxygen tank she was using, were factors in the ignition and quick spread of a house fire that killed a disabled Provo woman.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 22, 2013 15:00
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[Oklahoma] Man killed in explosion due to smoking around his oxygen tank

Jones was smoking a cigarette at the time. His family tells us he has had three prior explosions at his home for the same reason, but this one was different because it killed him.
The Oklahoman
added Jul 28, 2013 21:10
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[Oregon] House near Mapleton burns after oxygen tank explodes

A woman burned when she accidentally set off the blast escapes with her grandson’s aid
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 3, 2013 11:37
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[Missouri] Gotta have another cigarette...last one

The victim is Delores Anderson, 75. The structure is owned by Spring River Christian Village. ... The victim was smoking while on oxygen equipment.
Joplin (MO) Independent
added May 11, 2013 14:23
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[Nevada] Careless smoking ignites fire, killing man

A man died Tuesday after his cigarette sparked a fire fueled by his oxygen tank in his living room, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue spokesman Tim Szymanski said. The man’s wife came home from work about 5:30 p.m. to their duplex in the 6100 block of Daisy P
Las Vegas Sun
added Apr 26, 2013 06:31
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[Idaho] Fire chief: Smoker on oxygen ignited deadly fire

Fire officials in south-central Idaho say a smoker lighting a cigarette while using an oxygen tank ignited a fire that killed her and quickly spread in the apartment filled with additional oxygen tanks.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 18, 2013 16:59
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