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Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Exploding Fridge Mystery

An ozone friendly gas used in household fridges could be behind a series of mystery explosions, it has been claimed. Isobutane, a flammable gas also used in some aerosol cans as an alternative to CFCs, may have leaked unnoticed into the machines and built up to potentially harmful levels, engineers suggest.

It comes two weeks after the Cullingworth family from Normanton, West Yorks, were awoken in the night by an explosion in their kitchen.

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