Risking our lives to keep warm
8:53am 9th September 2010
(Updated 8:55am 9th September 2010)
50% of electric blankets, recently tested by North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, were potentially lethal.
It's prompted a warning from the emergency service as they now hand out free safety checks.
A check-in event will be held in Masham later this month.
Len Swift is from Tranding Standards and spoke to Minster FM earlier.
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