File Photo / Dublin Fire Brigade
Firefighters have warned householders to ensure they plug out all electrical devices before going to bed.
Dublin Fire Brigade said personnel were called to a smell of burning in a house earlier this month.
On investigation the burning was coming from a laptop which was plugged in charging overnight.
A spokesperson said: "Plug out any electrical items that aren’t needed, and never charge any item overnight."
"Charge your tech safely - never under a pillow or duvet."
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