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Man burned when vaping device explodes

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A man is in the hospital after authorities say his vaping device exploded while he was eating at a Bay City restaurant.

Deputy Chief Tom Pletzke with Bay City Public Safety said the 27-year-old man was dining on the patio section at Tavern 101 Restaurant on Saturday, July 2 when the device in his pants pocket spontaneously ignited.

Pletzke said the man had burns on his right leg and was taken to McLaren Bay Region hospital by ambulance. 

His condition is unknown. 

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