Rockford Scanner™: Woman Seriously Hurt After E-Cigarette Explodes In Machesney Park




 

 

This afternoon several emergency personnel were dispatched for a fire at the Vapor Shop on Harlem rd. 

It happened around 2 pm this afternoon

An e-cigarette lithium battery exploded and injured the woman. 

She received significant injuries to her head.  

The explosion caused a fire in the business, but the owner was able to extinguish the fire. 

The cause is believed to be the e-cig lithium battery, but is under investigation.