Gran urges Argos to stop selling glass table after it exploded ‘like a BOMB

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Gran urges Argos to stop selling glass table after it exploded 'like a BOMB



A GRAN is demanding Argos removes a glass-topped table from sale after hers exploded into shards “like a bomb”.
Dawn Barrett, 55, said fragments were strewn across her kitchen after a huge bang.
North News and Pictures Gran is demanding Argos removes a glass-topped table from sale after hers exploded into shards ‘like a bomb’
North News and Pictures Glass shattered all over the kitchen floor and exploded into shards
North News and Pictures Dawn, of Barnard Castle, Co Durham, bought the £125 Lido table and chair set, made by Hygena, in 2017
She added: “I eat all my meals there, often with my young grandson and daughter.
“We could have been killed. I worry that if this happens again people will die.”
Dawn, of Barnard Castle, Co Durham, bought the £125 Lido table and chair set, made by Hygena, in 2017.
She added: “The day it happened I could not stop shaking, I could have bled to death. This could have been so much worse.”
North News and Pictures Glass engineer Daniel Newman believes it may have shattered because the metal frame expanded when fixed too tightly around the glass
North News and Pictures Terrified Dawn says: ‘I eat all my meals there, often with my young grandson and daughter’
North News and Pictures Dawn Barrett, 55, said fragments were strewn across her kitchen after a huge bang
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Glass engineer Daniel Newman believes it may have shattered because the metal frame expanded when fixed too tightly around the glass.
Argos, which gave Dawn £550, said table safety glass is designed to shatter into small bits “to prevent serious injury”.
North News and Pictures Dawn fears her family could have been killed
North News and Pictures Argos, which gave Dawn £550, said table safety glass is designed to shatter into small bits
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