Watch Manager Steve Pang, who attended the call-out with firefighters from St Helens Community Fire Station, said: "We advise people take care when using such items as hairdryers
and hair straightners and we advise these are never placed on a bed or bedding during use or after being used as this was the cause of the fire in this case.
A BATCH of travel hairdryers
that posed a serious fire risk have been withdrawn from sale.
The usual hairdryers
are extremely loud, and reach up to 75 decibels, which is as noisy as a vacuum cleaner, but is held besides your head.
TWO MODELS of Philips hairdryers
have been withdrawn from the market by the company Idea Distribution of Appliances Ltd as they are deemed to be dangerous, the Department of Electrical Services announced yesterday.
BAHRAIN's sole dealer of Braun products is gearing up for an influx of hairdryers
following a global recall by manufacturer Procter and Gamble.
I dropped one on my foot once, split it open and had to go to hospital" TV presenter Declan Donnelly tells how he ended up in A&E after dropping an award trophy on his foot "We were stopped, not arrested, but they had to say 'we are holding you under the Anti-Terrorism Act because you're running around in flak jackets and a utility belt', and I said 'and please put spangly blue hairdryer
' and he was, like, 'all right"' Kids TV presenter Jamie Rickers, 32, on being questioned by police under anti-terrorism powers - for carrying glittery hairdryers
TWO children's TV presenters were quizzed by police under anti-terrorism laws - for brandishing hairdryers
KIDS' TV hosts Anna Williamson and Jamie Rickers were questioned by police under anti-terrorism laws - for carrying glittery hairdryers
KIDS TV hosts Anna Williamson and Jamie Rickers said yesterday they were questioned by police under anti-terrorism powers - for carrying glittery hairdryers
Most 2000W hairdryers
use 95 per cent of their energy to generate heat and only five per cent to drive airflow.
Every other Press release I receive at the moment seems to be about eco-friendly toasters and kettles, irons and hairdryers
, cookers and fridges that use tiny amounts of energy.
And that's remarkable when most hairdryers
burn out after just two to three years on average.