Alarming pictures show fire caused by cell phone under pillow
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The accompanying message states, "Don't put your cellphone under a pillow when sleeping or when charging your device.Please share this tip and b safe!"
It is unknown when or where the photos were taken, but Gothamist points out the resemblance of some of them to an incident that happened years ago when a Texas teen's device caught her sheets and pillow on fire.
The NYPD warning was largely well-received, with one Twitter user responding, "You probably just saved my life."
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