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Household fire risks revealed

Washing machines, tumble dryers and dishwashers pose the greatest risk of household fires, according to a study by consumer group Which?.

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Which? calls for Government action on appliance fires

Which? executive director Richard Lloyd said:

It's shocking that everyday household appliances can pose such a danger.

People's safety must be the priority, so manufacturers should act fast to recall products as soon as they realise they're faulty.

We want the Government and manufacturers to do more to analyse and release the data they collect on appliance fires to help reduce the thousands of fires that are caused by faulty products.

– Richard Lloyd

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