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FIRE! Sharp Microhood turned itself on during the night!

I awoke last night to the sound of a *snap*crackle*pop! I followed the sound into the kitchen and there were flames inside the microwave! I had been asleep at least 2 hours and had done no cooking in several days (rarely ever use this unit, since have a larger appliance I prefer).

If I had not awakened and heard the noise... would my tenants and I all be dead today?

This unit is not new... but no unit should EVER do this! Do I have legal recourse for the damage and loss? Luckily I had a fire extinguisher!

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This is unsual but yes you can file a complaint to the manufacturer, but it will take time to figure out what is the prob, and might take more investigation, isuggest dont use this anymore and change w another one

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