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\015 How far does a whirlpool refrigerator/ freezer have to be from a pastered wall with wood studs to pass fire inspection. how many inches.\015

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A plastered wall is non flamable, so no problem. new fridges run very cool, but 2 inches from the wall is good to keep unit well aired, thus saving power.plz rate-bozcro

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