A washing machine was suspected as a possible cause in a house fire. An investigation by Energy Safety, and a consequential audit of the appliance, found no compliance issues or evidence to attribute the machine due to the extent of the damage. The house was destroyed.
10 August 2016
Property damage level:
Extended to the site
Outcome of investigation:
A house fire was suspected to have been caused by a washing machine left unattended. Due to the extent of the damage it was not possible to determine the cause.