Headlines Tagged with Fires/Injuries — 285 headlines found
two county residents died this month in less than a 10-day span from thermal burns as a result of smoking while on home oxygen. Both residents, a 75-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman, suffered injuries to their faces from fires which started after they
Sep 19, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2014 12:47
Two area residents have died of burns since Sept. 5 as a probable result of smoking near home medical oxygen machines. Kimmerling said Gerald Peterlin, 75, of El Paso died at 7:55 p.m. Sept. 5 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal after being inj
Sep 18, 2014 Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Sep 18, 2014 17:39
Two people have died in the last 10 days after smoking while wearing oxygen tubing. Coroner Beth Kimmerling says a man had lit a cigarette and created a fire that was contained to his face. The same thing happen
Sep 17, 2014 WMBD WYZZ TV (Peoria, IL)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:32
A man who died after his e-cigarette exploded and set fire to oxygen equipment he is believed to have been using has been named by police. David Thomson, 62, was found dead in the living room of a property on Penkett Road in Wallasey, Merseyside.
Aug 9, 2014 London Evening Standard (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 08:35
An e-cigarette exploded in a man’s face who was using oxygen equipment, according to fire chiefs in the Wallasey, Merseyside area (UK). The resulting ignition claimed the life of the unnamed 62-year-old, noted the Independent, who was found dead in the l
Aug 10, 2014 Inquisitr
added Aug 10, 2014 22:04
[UK] Patient killed after blowing up hospital ward when he decided to smoke a cigarette while undergoing treatment in high-pressure oxygen chamber
His bed linen then caught fire which quickly turned into an inferno Oxygen rich atmosphere then caused an explosion, killing the 65-year-old His family are demanding to know why hospital didn't take away his lighter
Jul 31, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:58
[Ireland] Crafty cigarette costs patient his life when he EXPLODES after lighting up in oxygen chamber
Liu Hung died in a fireball as he lit up inside the chamber, which was full of 100 per cent oxygen.... Family of the 65-year-old patient wants to know why hospital staff didn't take his cigarette lighter off him before he was treated in the hyperbaric cha
Jul 31, 2014 Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jul 31, 2014 13:52
A fire that injured several people Monday morning was started by someone smoking in bed with an oxygen tank, according to authorities in Lakewood. Flames could be seen coming out of the sixth floor window of a high rise.
Jun 30, 2014 KKTV 11 (Colorado Springs / Pueblo, CO)
added Jul 1, 2014 12:28
There are a number of potential sources of ignition, including people lighting matches or smoking cigarettes. "It can be what you might think are innocuous or benign things," Greenlund said. "But with the facial hair and oxygen, it can be a real risk."
Jun 26, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 27, 2014 19:54
The man, who lives in Holman Court, suffered the effects of flash flames resulting in a blackened face whilst using a home oxygen tank and has been taken to Derriford Hospital by ambulance where he remains.
May 21, 2014 Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added May 22, 2014 12:14