Energy Safety was notified of an explosion which occurred in an oven following some remedial construction work. The construction work appears to have disturbed the installed gas pipework.
The oven was damaged by the explosion.
30 June 2017
Domestic built in/wall ovens
Fire and explosion
Property damage level:
Restricted to the direct vicinity of the equipment
Outcome of investigation:
Energy Safety considers that an unknown person disturbed the gas pipework during remedial construction work, resulting in a gas leak when the pipe was reconnected. Energy Safety has not been able to identify the person responsible.