Hoover has announced that some of its frost free fridge freezer models are to be recalled due to a fire risk.
The models affected are as follows:
Hoover do point out that it is only certain production that is affected by this recall and, as yet, we are unaware of how many fridge freezers may be affected.
Hoover says on its website that, "We have identified in a batch of appliances manufactured between the dates above that there is a possibility of a potential fault developing on the defrost heater element supplied to Hoover. Overheating can occur and in certain circumstances this could result in a fire"
If you suspecyt that you have an afected model you can check if yoru fridge freezer is affected here: http://www.hoover.co.uk/safety-notice/