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OFT stresses importance of checking tumble dryer safety

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:

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