Cell phone catches fire on Alaska Airlines jet upon landing

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SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — The compartment telephone of a rider connected an Alaska Airlines pitchy caught occurrence aft the level landed astatine the Sea-Tac International Airport, forcing the unit to deploy evacuation slides to get everyone off. Alaska Airlines spokesperson Ray Lane Alaska spokesperson says the passenger’s telephone “overheated and began sparking” aft Flight 751 from New Orleans had landed Monday evening and was waiting for a gate. The unit utilized occurrence extinguishers and a artillery containment container to halt the telephone from smoking. Lane said unit members deployed the evacuation slides owed to hazy conditions wrong the cabin. Two of the 129 passengers aboard were treated astatine a hospital.  

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