Recalled dishwasher causes fire

A faulty Bosch dishwasher, one of thousands of white goods still in homes despite urgent safety recalls and a campaign highlighted by ITV News, is being blamed for causing a house fire overnight.

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Some 479,000 potentially dangerous dishwashers in UK

Some 479,000 potentially dangerous Bosch dishwashers remain in UK homes despite a recall from the manufacturer, according to figures obtained by ITV News.

The appliances, which could catch fire, were subject to a safety alert but are still in use because of glaring gaps in the recall system.

It is now thought that up to a million potentially unsafe electricals are in peoples homes, despite hundreds of recalls.

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