Washing machine fire prompts safety advice

Leonides Avenue, Weston-super-Mare

Crews from Weston-super-Mare fire station were called to a residential property after a washing machine caught fire.

The fire was out on arrival but firefighters removed the washing machine and isolated the power.

The cause is thought to be accidental and crews remained on scene to provide safety advice to neighbouring properties. 

For more on electrical fire safety, visit https://www.avonfire.gov.uk/safety-advice/fire-safety/electrical-safety/avoiding-the-risks