HORROR BLAZE Fire caused by tumble-dryer
in Hall Bower, West Yorks
The old tumble-dryer
, a Crusader CT31V which the family bought second hand, had a safety facility to ensure that when the door was opened, the spinning stopped.
THE families of two men killed in a flat fire are preparing to sue electricals giants Whirlpool over the faulty tumble-dryer
which started the blaze.
A fire caused by the overheating of a tumble-dryer
in an Ayia Napa hotel was put under control early Thursday.
GUESTS staying at a holiday complex on Anglesey were led to safety after a tumble-dryer
caught fire in a laundry room.
Official details released in response to parliamentary questions from Tories showed that public funds were used to buy and install a fridge-freezer, at a cost of pounds 786, a washer-dryer (pounds 736) and a tumble-dryer
(pounds 366) for the flat.
If you're not filling up the washing machine, tumble-dryer
or dishwasher, use the half-load or economy programme.
'He was in the tumble-dryer
for half an hour on hot,' he said.
said its undercover investigation found that customer service staff from Whirlpool and retailers AO.com, Argos, Co-op Electricals, Currys PC World, John Lewis and Very/Littlewoods were not giving the full and appropriate safety advice when contacted about tumble-dryer
models subject to a safety notice.
In a report in the wake of the inquest he said that "...on the balance of probabilities the fire could be attributed to a problem with the tumble-dryer
, more specifically an electrical fault associated with the door switch assembly".
A mother was being comforted last night after her three-year-old daughter suffocated in a tumble-dryer
. Georgina Bywater reportedly clambered into the appliance overnight at her family's home in Brierley Hill, West Midlands, on Friday.
Whirlpool admits there could be up to 800,000 faulty tumble-dryers
in UK homes