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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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Bosch: Affected dishwashers should not be used

We have not stated that affected machines are OK to use unattended.

If customers have any questions there is an FAQ section on

The risk of potential fire is low and as customers use their machines very differently we would recommend them to use common sense, and in line with the appliance user guide/handbook.

If consumers believe that they have one of the affected models, they should call the helpline at 0800 0234881 or visit to schedule a free repair.

– Bosch spokesperson

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