Recalled model of Samsung washing machine causes fire

Energy type: 
Electricity
 
Event summary: 
A fire occurred in a recalled model of Samsung washing machine (Model SW65V9W). Smoke damage was caused to a room.
 
Accident ID: 
151221 04
 
Accident date: 
21 December 2015
 
Site: 
Domestic
 
Environment: 
Building
 
Voltage: 
230
 
Equipment: 
Samsung Washing Machine Model SW65V9W
 
Accident type: 
Fire
 
Casualty: 
Non-fatality
 
Injury: 
No injury
 
Property damage level: 
Restricted to the direct vicinity of the equipment
 
Outcome of investigation: 

This fire involved a recalled model of washing machine. The cause of the fire was the failure of componentry within the machine. The model involved had been subject of a recall. The manufacturer was informed of the incident.