A recent occurrence on a domestic flight in the United States has added fuel to the fire surrounding the safety of e-cigarettes.
A small fire was caused on an American Airlines by what’s being called a ‘malfunctioning cigarette’. The fire was quickly extinguished and the flight was diverted to make an unscheduled landing at a nearby airport. Nobody was injured. Read more
This story has once again raised the serious issue of battery safety. Since the introduction of e-cigs on the market, there has only been a very small amount of cases involving exploding batteries, however it is essential that they are used in a safe and controlled manner.