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[UK] Tunstall fire witness: 'I saw screaming woman hanging out of window' (video)

Fire investigators say the blaze was caused by smoking materials being dropped on a settee. A woman in her thirties was rescued through a downstairs window after fire crews failed to open the front door which was locked.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:49
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[UK] Two dogs die in house fire after cigarette left lit on settee

Two occupants in the house had to be rescued by firefighters, who smashed windows to get to them.... I would also like to urge people not to drink and smoke in the house as we approach the Christmas holiday, the combination of the two can be absolutely le
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:27
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[UK] Two dogs die in 'lit cigarette' house fire in Stoke-on-Trent

Staffordshire Fire Service said an occupant had dropped a lit cigarette end or hot embers from an ashtray on a settee before going upstairs to bed. Firefighters rescued a man and a woman from the house. They were taken to the Royal Stoke University Hosp
BBC Online
added Dec 20, 2014 13:27
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[UK] Rise in pet dogs poisoned by e-cigarettes in Leeds

White Cross Vets, which has practices in Roundhay and Guiseley, has seen a major increase in the number of dogs in need of treatment after chewing or eating e-cigarettes. James Wood, clinic director at the Roundhay practice, said: “One thing is crystal c
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:29
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Nicotine from e-cigarettes poisoning more of our pets warn UK vets

There’s been a 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months, according to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:14
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[UK] Pet dog Suey killed after e-cigarette explosion in Birches Head home

A COUPLE had a lucky escape from a house fire - but lost their pet dog - after an e-cigarette exploded. John Walters and Carole Poulson escaped the blaze at their Birches Head home by climbing through a bedroom window.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:36
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[UK] Northampton vet warning e-cigarettes are poisoning dogs after a 300 per cent rise in pets swallowing them

White Cross Vets, based in Weston Favell Shopping Centre in Northampton, is reporting a major increase in the number of cases it has treated so far this year. This is supported by figures from The Veterinary Poisons Information Service, which offers vet
Northampton Chronicle and Echo (uk)
added Oct 6, 2014 11:46
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[UK] Increase in pets taken to vet with e-cigarette poisoning

Pet owners are being warned about the dangers of e-cigarettes as the number of dogs being taken to vets with poisoning increases. A 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months has been recorded by the Veterinary Poisons Information Serv
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 6, 2014 11:45
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Warning to Milton Keynes pet owners as e-cigarette poisoning increases

The number of pet dogs being poisoned by e-cigarettes is significantly increasing according to White Cross Vets and figures from The Veterinary Poisons Information Service. Following the death of a puppy in Cornwall who bit into an e-cigarette refill, v
Milton Keynes Citizen (uk)
added Oct 2, 2014 12:25
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[UK-Wales] Illegal tobacco detection dogs given more time to sniff

Highly-trained sniffer dogs used to detect and tackle the illegal trade of tobacco will be on patrol more frequently across Wales thanks to a funding boost by the Welsh Government .Health Minister Mark Drakeford today announced that just over £7,000 wil
NewsWales (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:40
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