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Caught on video: E-cigarette explodes in man’s pocket

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Video shows an e-cigarette apparently exploding in a man’s pocket as he rides a bus in California. The flame was so intense that it burned through his pants. Experts say this can happen when the lithium-ion battery overheats. Sen. Chuck Schumer is demanding a recall. NBC’s Gadi Schwartz reports for TODAY.