LYNDHURST, Ohio– The Lyndhurst Fire Department is warning residents after a dangerous scare with an e-cigarette.
Firefighters were called to an office building on Mayfield Road Tuesday morning when the fire alarm activated.
The department said there was no fire, but the rechargeable battery of an e-cigarette exploded. It was inside the lab coat of one of the workers.
No one was injured.
Lyndhurst fire officials said people should avoid carrying a cigarette vaporizer on their person, and keep the battery away from copper and other metals.