Bedroom burns after e-cigarette explosion leads to house fire

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A bedroom was left severely damaged after an electronic cigarette exploded and led to a house fire today.

Eight firefighters were sent to the two-storey semi-detached house on West Avenue in Oldbury after the e-cigarette exploded at around 1.40pm.

Nobody was injured in the blaze.

Pictures show the major fire damage in the front bedroom on the first floor caused by the e-cigarette.

The house is located near to the Birmingham Road and Dudley Golf Club.

Oldbury Fire Station, who attended the fire, tweeted: "In attendance at a house fire caused by an exploded e cigarette.

"Please be aware."

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