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fault

In legal medicine, failing to meet an obligation; a legal responsibility for a failed outcome.
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NABATIEH, Lebanon: Five members of a single family died in a house fire believed to have been caused by an electrical fault in the southern city of Nabatieh late Sunday evening.
Rastrick crew commander Elliott Webster said the fire had started following a suspected electrical fault in the wiring in the entrance hall of the two-storey building.
During our initial investigation, we didn't see any electrical fault or mechanical fault.
Transport for London confirmed the fire was caused by an electrical fault and said a "comprehensive investigation" will take place.
A large number of fires in the region can be traced back to electrical faults, which puts thousands of lives at risk every day.
Electrical faults are the most common cause of fire across the GCC.
They think it's possibly an electrical fault but they're not sure.
It was an electrical fault and work started during the night to repair it.
Police confirmed the fire was caused by an electrical fault and said nobody was injured.
It is understood an electrical fault may have led to a blaze in the garden of the player's home in Bowdon, Altrincham.
ENTERTAINMENT Electrical fault closes cinema FILM lovers in Birmingham were left in the dark yesterday as one of the city's busiest cinemas closed due to an electrical fault.
Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said that 787 people had been inside the privately owned mine at Soma in Manisa province, which is about 450 km west of the capital Ankara, when an electrical fault triggered the blast.

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