Surfer Mat Jones said left his phone under a pile of clothing while giving a lesson. That’s when his car reportedly caught fire, leaving his backseat a charred mess.
Apple has not issued a formal statement, but the company told the Next Web it’s looking into the matter.
The timing is less than ideal. Samsung, Apple’s primary competitor, is dealing with a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 after countless devices caught fire. The devices are now banned on all U.S. flights.
H/T The Next Web