@Clayton-Smit Nor am I.

Honestly, I have never seen a Sterno iso/butane canister.  That doesn't mean they don't exist.  Obviously you had leakage around the canister/stove junction, either cross threading, defective threads, or wrong canister.

It would be a good idea to take the canister and stove to the store (probably not open yet) or to your local fire department and see what they have to say.

I have used the same Pocket Rocket for twenty years now without incident, and I now have a second, also working well.

Please let us know what the problem was.  Glad there was no really serious damage and that you are OK.

 

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