Woman’s Purse Explodes During City Council Meeting

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (CBS) –– Sparks flew at a city council meeting in Nevada when a woman’s purse exploded.

The explosion stole the show at the Boulder City Council meeting Tuesday night.

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Luckily, the city’s top firefighter was at the meeting and he helped extinguish the flames.

Officials say the woman’s cell phone wasn’t the culprit — it was another battery in her purse that malfunctioned.

The woman was treated for minor burns to her legs.


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