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Cheap chargers putting people and homes at risk

Safety experts are warning that the rise of cheap chargers for electrical items like mobile phones, laptops and even e-cigarettes could be putting people and their properties at risk.

It comes after three generations of one family died in a house fire in Sheffield last month.

An investigation is continuing into the blaze but the fire service says it is likely to have been caused by a faulty electrical charger.

Jenny Hill reports.

  • 22 May 2014
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