(TELEGRAPH) — A cyclist was left with painful burns to his right thigh after his iPhone 6 “exploded” in his pocket.
Gareth Clear, 36, was out cycling on Sunday afternoon near Sydney, Australia, when he fell from him bike, suffering a few minor grazes.
“I suddenly saw this incredible plume of smoke,” Gareth told the Daily Mail. "And there was a searing pain that went along with it - as though someone had pushed a huge block of ice against my leg.
Advertisement - story continues below
“The phone was stuck to my leg having melted through both my shorts and my Skins. It had to have been more than 100 degrees.”