Apple is investigating why one AirPod caught on fire in Florida

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However, this is still the first report of such an incident happening to a pair of AirPods and might only be a once-off incident. A search of Apple's support forums turned up two reports of AirPods growing warm or hot after 30 minutes of use.

Shocked, Colon removed the AirPods from his ears, placed them on a piece of gym equipment and rushed to get help. Apple's iPhones have been in the news for exploding every now and then around the world - a lot of them have faulty batteries. His right Apple AirPod was emitting a steady flow of white smoke while Colon worked out to a dance music playlist.

A man in Florida was taken aback when his AirPods started to malfunction and releasing smoke while he was at the gym this week.

Colon, of Tampa, was listening to a dance mix at the LA Fitness on 4 Street in St. Petersburg when he noticed something odd.

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"It was already popped", he said.

"It's the craziest thing I ever went through", Colon said. He further stated that "I don't know what would've happened to my ear". I didn't see it happen, but I mean, it was already fried! As for now, what are your thoughts on the AirPods blowing up on a Florida man? "You can see where it looks like there's flame damage". "Ear lobe could've been burnt", Colon told local television station WFLA TV.

In 2016, South Korean manufacturer Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 7 was hit by a spate of exploding batteries. The news has been shared with Apple and a company's spokesperson says that the firm is investigating the matter and will contact the owner for more information. By the time he got back, one of the AirPods had blown up, he claims.

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