White Goods



Request detail: 

How many fires have occurred in your county or equivalent operational area during the financial year 15/16 which were caused/you believed to have been caused by white goods appliances e.g. washing machine, dishwasher, tumble drier etc ?

Please provide a breakdown stating the make and model of the white goods appliance involved in each fire and please also indicate if any loss of life occurred in relation to that fire. 

If it does not exceed the time limit I would also like the same figures and breakdown for the financial year 14/15.

Response detail: 

Thank you for your enquiry with regard to fires in Shropshire during 15/16 and 14/15 involving white goods. Please find attached a spreadsheet that shows the number of fires in each financial year involving white goods broken down into the categories washing machine, tumble dryer, cooking appliance, fridge freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher and spin dryer.
The spreadsheet also shows in more detail the date of the incident along with the make and model where recorded, the type of appliance, and any fatalities.

Information Released: 



Sunday, 28 August, 2016


Tuesday, 20 September, 2016