Fiery fridge probe

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LON­DON: Whirlpool yes­ter­day said it was work­ing with Bri­tish au­thor­i­ties in­ves­ti­gat­ing a deadly blaze in a Lon­don tower block af­ter po­lice said one of its Hot­point fridge freez­ers sparked the fire.

Whirlpool said it wanted to look at the ap­pli­ance at the root of the fire that killed dozens last week and said any cus­tomers who had fridge freezer model numbers FF175BP or FF175BG should con­tact the com­pany.

“We are work­ing with the au­thor­i­ties to ob­tain ac­cess to the ap­pli­ance so that we can as­sist with the on­go­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tions,” the com­pany said in a state­ment. “Words can­not ex­press our sor­row at this ter­ri­ble tragedy.”

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