Video showing Ideal boiler catching fire in home prompts urgent product recall

A kitchen wall mounted Ideal logic combi boiler
Ideal Heating have issued a product recall for their boiler due to being a potential fire hazard after a video showed one of their boilers setting alight (Image credit: Alamy)

A shocking video showing flames coming from an Ideal boiler after it caught fire inside a home has prompted an urgent safety recall on the product

The incident was not an isolated one either with reports of fires from other Ideal boilers fitted in households across the UK. 

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