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Help Trace Faulty Immersion Cylinders

Over 500 homes in Ireland maybe at risk of catching fire because of a faulty Immersion Water Heater that  owners – occupiers may not realise are installed in their hotpress.

This Immersion Heater, named the ‘GeminoX Ebs’ cylinder have already been identified as the cause of fires in four homes and the company are now desperately trying to track down the owners of this installed model.

Despite a number of public danger warnings, the response has been poor and to-date just 200 devices have been located, with at least 500 still not located.

Householders have been urged to check their hot-press and if they have a GeminoX Ebs water cylinder installed, they are urged to switch it off immediately.

They should then contact the GeminoX’s helpline on Lo-call 1850 427 947 or email info@gaswise.ie to arrange a free safety inspection and possible refit.

Overheating and possible fire ignition is caused by the black plug-in connectors located at the bottom of the grey box and at the front and on top of the cylinder.

Householders are warned not to be complacent and to contact the helpline if they have a GeminoX installed.

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2 comments to Help Trace Faulty Immersion Cylinders

  • MAJELLA MCCARTHY

    Some people have come and looked at our Geminox heater.
    They completed some work on the switch: should they have replaced the whole thing?

  • George Willoughby

    My understanding is that the black plug-in connectors located at the bottom of the grey box and at the front and on top of the cylinder were faulty.
    If you are unhappy contact their helpline on Lo-call 1850 427 947.

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