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November 12, 2014 at 5:49 AM

E-cigarette reportedly started Tacoma house fire

TACOMA — A house fire in Tacoma that seriously injured a man was reportedly started by an e-cigarette explosion. Fire Battalion Chief Dave McRoberts says the cause remains under investigation but a woman said her electronic cigarette exploded, spilling liquid that set a couch on fire. The News Tribune reports firefighters rescued a man from inside the…


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December 24, 2013 at 11:52 AM

Hoquiam bans e-cigarettes in city buildings

HOQUIAM (AP) — The city of Hoquiam has passed an ordinance banning the use of e-cigarettes in city buildings. City Administrator Brian Shay says Grays Harbor county as well as other counties including Pierce and King treat the electronic vaporizers like regular cigarettes, banning their use indoors in public places. KBKW reports Shay said the city council’s…


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