Accidental tumble dryer fire

Snow Hill, Walcot

Crews from Bath fire station were called to a kitchen fire in a residential flat caused by a tumble dryer.

On arrival, four firefighters in breathing apparatus used two high-pressure hose reels to extinguish the fire and a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the property.

The cause of the fire is thought to be accidental.

For more on tumble dryer safety, visit https://www.avonfire.gov.uk/safety-advice/fire-safety/electrical-safety/tumble-dryer-safety-advice