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North Carolina woman smoking while hooked up to oxygen killed when tank explodes


Added 12-04-19 10:18:03am EST - “A 61-year-old North Carolina woman was killed when she smoked while hooked up to an oxygen tank, according to a report. Belinda Coble was smoking a cigarette around 8 a.m. Tuesday as oxygen was bei?” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “North Carolina woman smoking while hooked up to oxygen killed when tank explodes”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A 61-year-old North Carolina woman was killed when she smoked while hooked up to an oxygen tank, according to a report.

Belinda Coble was smoking a cigarette around 8 a.m. Tuesday as oxygen was being administered at her home in Zebulon, which is 20 miles northeast of Raleigh, news station WNCN reported.

Her husband was asleep when the incident occurred, but called 911 when the blast and smoke alarm woke him, the outlet reported. He then attempted to put out the fire.

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