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Fires due to electrical appliances (FOI)

Fires due to electrical appliances (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 22 November 2018.
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How many incidents have occurred in the last 5 years where the fire services have been required - fires that may have started due to electrical appliances?


Information held by Jersey Fire & Rescue Service is provided below:

​Domestic Appliance​Number of Fires (last 5 years)
​Tumble dryer​14
​Washing machine​13
​Extractor / cooker hood​5
​Other domestic appliances​5
​Microwave oven  ​3
​Toaster ​3
​Washer/dryer combo ​3
​Dehumidifier ​1
​Electric blanket ​1
​Audio Equipment​1
​Hair dryer​1
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