Reports of fires in faulty models in UK
It’s important to check if your tumble dryer poses a fire risk.
That’s the message from the Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading after several manufacturers issued a warning about the safety of some models.
Machines made by Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline are all affected.
A list of the affected models can be found at whirlpool.co.uk/dryerrecall.
There haven’t been any reports of fires caused by these models on the Island, but the chairman of the OFT, Martyn Perkins MHK, says it’s been an issue across: