Top 10 Domestic Appliances Most Likely to Catch Fire

30th September 2016

To end this week's Fire Safety Blog, today we analyse home appliances most likley to catch fire.

Between January 2011 - March 2014, there were almost 12,000 domestic appliance fires, of which 1723 were washing machines; 1456 tumble driers and 1324 dishwashers. ALL APPLIANCES THAT TEND TO BE LEFT ON OVERNIGHT OR WHILE THE PROPERTY IS UNOCCUPIED.

1. Washing machine

2. Tumble dryers

3. Dishwasher

4. Cookers

5. Fridge and/or Freezer

6. Central heating

7. Microwave

8. Toaster

9. Television

10. Electric blanket

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