Exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units are now being reported worldwide and still continue. There are some new cases reported in US. In Florida, jeep was completely distroyed after his Galaxy Note 7 was said to catch fire while on charge inside his car. The another incident took place in South Carolina where a resident’s house was set on fire because his handset reportedly exploded while on charge.
For first incident, victim Nathan Dornacher took to Facebook to relay the incident. He claims that he left his jeep on, outside his house, to keep the AC running and his charging point working. His family was about to head back out in a few minutes, so he didn’t shut the jeep off.When he came back he found his jeep under flames. After the Fire Department finished their job, he shared images of his burned smartphone and damaged car.
Samsung said, “We are working with Mr. Dornacher to investigate his case and ensure we do everything we can for him.”
Another incident was reported out of South Carolina in the US. Horry County resident Wesley Hartzog claims that he came home to find his garage had caught fire. He had plugged in his Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in the garage for charging, and had left to pick up his two daughters. When he came back, he found his garage in flames. However, the exact cause of the fire is still unknown, and Hartzog and his family are forced to live in a hotel till the investigation ends.
Samsung already stop selling Note 7 and announced global recall and requesting customers to return it to their official stores who have already bought this device. If you are using Note 7, don’t try to charge it and return it to Samsung as soon as possible.