5th Dec, 2016

Fire crews tackle tumble dryer fire in Evesham

Joshua Godfrey 30th Mar, 2016 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

FIRE crews have tackled a tumble dryer fire in a garage at a property in Badsey.

Hereford and Worcester Fire Service were called to the scene at about 12.30pm today (Wednesday).

Hose reels and breathing apparatus were used to put out the fire.

Fire crews are now urging┬áVale residents not to leave tumble dryers unattended when switched on, and to regularly clean out the dryer’s lint filter.

A spokesperson for Hereford and Worcester Fire Service said: “The incident involved a fire in a tumble dryer. The crews from Evesham Fire Station used hose reel jets and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.”