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Electronic Cigarette Fires and Explosions in the United States (2009 - 2016)

Fires and explosions caused by e-cigarettes are not common, but their consequences can be devastating and life-altering for the victims. The main cause of the fires and explosions is failure of the lithium-ion batteries. Learn how e-cigarettes work, about recent fire and explosion incidents, and why the e-cigarette/lithium-ion battery combination presents a new and unique hazard to users.

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