E-Cigarette Blows Up In Man’s Pocket

It’s time to stop smoking.

A Tennessee man is recovering from severe burns after he says an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket.

The incident was caught on surveillance cameras at the New Hartford Road Shell gas station in Owensboro, Kentucky on Saturday morning. Owensboro resident Josh Hamilton is seen making a quick stop to buy snacks. As Hamilton walks over the Jassie Singh, the cashier, Hamilton said an e-cigarette battery in his pocket exploded.

“He was giving me money,” said Singh. “He put his hand in his pocket and suddenly there was a blast in his pocket. There was fire. Big fire and he was burning.”

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