PHOTOS: Cellphone overheats, catches fire under pillow

(NYPD / Twitter: @NYPD33Pct)

You may want to rethink using your cellphone in bed!

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New photos posted to social media by the New York Police Department's 33rd Precinct in Washington Heights show the aftermath of a cellphone overheating and catching fire.

The phone was apparently under someone's pillow while they were asleep.

It is unclear where and when the incident happened.
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