For Hope Cassey, October 22nd ended normally just like anybody else’s. But what the University Of Ontario student didn’t expect is for her best electronic gadget — her dearest Samsung Galaxy Ace II — will catch fire in the midnight.
Miss Casserly said she was awakened by a weird noise in her bedroom at around 1:30AM the said day. What she found out left her traumatized for a few weeks.
“My back was to the phone and ah — I saw a light going across my shoulder, which would be the inside of the battery on fire. It hit the wall and fell onto my bed,” she said.
“I realized it was a fire and so I half sat up and put out the fire with my pillow … looked over and realized there was another fire and put that out with my pillow again and … turned on all the lights to see what happened.”
On what caused the incident, Casserly said she left her smartphone unplugged, screen-up, before going to bed by 11:30PM that night. She wondered how the phone’s battery managed to exploded and cause damage to her beddings.
Hope Cassey has since been awarded a replacement phone by Samsung which is unfortunately afraid to start using. She didn’t give a hint of the phone she’s currently using.