Video shows iPhone exploding, catching fire in Las Vegas fix shop

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Scary surveillance video from a Las Vegas phone fix shop shows an iPhone exploding just feet away from a worker. The unit in the video was in the shop to replace a bloated battery and a cracked screen that broke when the battery expanded. The employee is a few feet away and tries to move away from the handset as it continues to burn.

Although it can not be identified in the video which smartphone exploded but ABC affiliate KTNV that reported the news notes that the phone was Apple iPhone 6s.

The store's name has not been identified as of writing, but it's clearly not an Apple store.

Paul Tartaglio owns Gadget Repair. The video shows a worker sitting nearby, working on another phone, when the device exploded.

Sunny Monday expected, possible thunderstorms in the evening
There is a slight chance of showers and storms for the KVOE listening area by late afternoon with a better chance around sunset. According to the National Weather Service in Hastings, Grand Island received 0.28 of an inch of rain from the storm.

"Over time the batteries heat up and bloat". Another possible reason the phone got exploded is that the incident happened in Las Vegas which is known to have quite high temperature. He says that phones should be kept out of direct sunlight during the summer.

Not only can it lead to explosions in extreme cases, but it can also shorten the life of your battery.

Another tip involves avoiding overcharging your devices, which can generate extra heat in the battery. He also recommends that users make sure that they are not overcharging the battery.

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