Inquest finds that fire that killed six was caused by failure in freezer

A coroner ruled today that a fire which killed a mother and five children in Neasden, North London, was caused by the failure of a capacitor in a chest freezer. Recommendations will be made to industry bodies regarding the materials used to house capacitors, with the intention of reducing the risk of such fires occurring in the future.

Rachel Kapila represented the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority.

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24th October 2012