iPhone 6 'bends and burns' man's bottom

iPhone 6 'bends and burns' man's bottom
Published: 2014 October 22 07:37:21 (10824 Views)
A man's bottom was burnt after a brand new Apple iPhone 6 bent and then burst into flames and began pouring thick smoke.

Phillip Lecter says that the bottom-burning incident occurred as he rode a rickshaw in Tucson, Arizona, and began after the vehicle tipped over – leaving him with a second-degree burn on his buttocks.

'I surveyed the rickshaw quickly and could not find anything that could have set me on fire,' he said in a blog post.

'Then it hit me. My phone was in my pocket.'



'The smoke was thick and I quickly laid down to get the Apple iPhone 6 out of my pocket.The smell was disturbing. I could feel my leg burning,' he said.

'I pulled the Apple iPhone 6 out of my pocket and threw it to the side. Someone from a crowd of spectators threw a cup of water on my leg to put the fire out on my jeans. I had a leather Apple case on the phone, and the case was facing forward, and that saved my fingers from getting badly burned when I went to remove the phone from my pocket.'

Mr Lechter found that the phone had seared through his jeans and boxers right to his buttocks, leaving a four-inch second-degree burn, and a further burn on his hip.

'This was a surreal experience and if it hadn't happened to me I wouldn't believe it myself,' he wrote.

Apple has not yet commented on the incident and it's unclear if it was a unique occurrence or not.



Source - Metro

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