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Domestic refrigerator design safety


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Domestic refrigerator design safety

There are around 300 house fires each year where the fridge is cited as the cause. This paper
describes the examination of evidence of all domestic fires in London between 2005 and 2015 where fridges have been cited as the fire source. It describes the generic reasons  for the cause and spread of the fire and potential
ways of constructing and using fridges to significantly reduce the risk, spread and consequences of these fires.

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