“An Horry County man is looking for answers after his garage caught fire over the weekend,” Josh Roberson reports for WMBF. “Horry County Fire Rescue investigators said the fire originated near a wall outlet where the man’s phone was charging. The phone was a Samsung Galaxy Note 7.”

“Wesley Hartzog said he plugged in his Note 7 to charge on Sunday and left his house to pick up his two daughters. When he returned, he found his home in flames and fellow firefighters surrounding it,” Roberson reports. “‘You know, you just don’t really ever think it will happen to you,’ said Hartzog. ‘They asked me if I had anything plugged in in the garage. My cell phone, which was the new Note 7, was plugged in in the garage.'”

Roberson reports, “Hartzog said the house has now been condemned and he and his kids are forced to live in hotels for the time being.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Wes should’ve bought himself a real iPhone instead of wasting his money on a piece of exploding shit from a South Korean dishwasher maker. Then he and his kids would still have their house.

Garage charging a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (left) and a garage charging an Apple iPhone (right)

Garage charging a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (left) and a garage charging an Apple iPhone (right)

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