Dishwashers Fires – 18031

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A request for information about dishwashers Fires – 18031

Ref: FOI/18031


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 9th February 2018

Please find below a summary of our findings.


We would be grateful if you could assist in our investigation and provide anonymous data in relation in respect of incidents the fire service have attended relating to Smeg dishwasher fires.

We also request the same information for fires relating to Diplomat dishwashers fires as we understand that they are also manufactured by SMEG.


Please see attached.  Fires Caused by Domestic Electrical Appliances Apr 2015 to Mar 2017

I have also include link below, which has information related to white good fires.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact me.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications. If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision please write to The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4H

Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.


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