Watch: Like Samsung Galaxy 7, Apple iPhone 7 catches fire

The owner of an Apple iPhone 7 Plus got a surprising wake-up call earlier this week. Her smartphone was on fire.

A video posted on Twitter on Wednesday by Brianna Olivas, an 18-year-old college student in Tucson, Arizona, shows the rose gold iPhone in a clear, melted plastic case sitting on a bathroom basin and billowing smoke. Olivas’ boyfriend captured the 21-second clip with his phone.

“I was so shocked because I didn’t know how this could have happened,” Olivas told CNET.

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An Apple representative told CNET that the company “is looking into it” and that it talked to Olivas at the Apple Store when she brought in the damaged iPhone.






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