By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

Woman’s tablet explodes, catches fire in Hazleton

Woman’s tablet explodes, catches fire in Hazleton

Hazleton, PA

Around 9:40PM, October 14, 2019, Hazleton Fire Department was called to the 700 block of Alter st for light smoke and odor in a home.  Crews arrived at scene and met with the caller who said her tablet exploded. The resident said it caught fire and she sprayed it with water. She had just put it on the shelf to charge and later smelled smoke and saw a fire when she entered the room.

 

Photo credit: Hazleton Fire Department

 

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Don Shaw

Don Shaw journalist covering local news for The Pennsylvania Chronicle (717) 461-2107 don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com