As soon as the device caught on fire, Du threw his device under a couch making the whole situation worse as the fire spread to the rest of his apartment. Thankfully, no one was hurt as Du and his wife were able to escape the apartment unharmed.
Samsung has said it will be looking into the matter and will perform a chemical analysis of the destroyed device.
Recently, a flight attendant was shocked to death when answering a phone call on her iPhone that was charging. Apple investigated the matter believed to be caused by a third party charger and encouraged users to only use official chargers.
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