Housefires caused by`knock off' phone chargers (FOI)
Housefires caused by`knock off' phone chargers (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 21 July 2023.
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Please advise how many house fires or incidents have been caused by ‘knock-off’ phone chargers.
Since 2018, based on a search for relevant domestic appliance ignition sources, electricity supplies, or wire and cables as the source of ignition, there have been two incidents involving chargers, one confirmed as a phone charger, and neither being confirmed as ‘knock-off’.