August 24, 2021: Cell Phone Fire Forces Flight to Evacuate

An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to evacuate after a passenger’s cell phone caught fire in the cabin. Flight 751 was carrying 128 passengers and 6 crew members. It landed at Sea-Tac Airport.
There were no major injuries. As a result of the hazy conditions in the cabin, the emergency slides were deployed. The crew was able to extinguish the fire by placing the phone in a battery containment bag.

Passenger’s cell phone catches fire after Alaska Airlines flight landed at Sea-Tac

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