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Tumble dryer sparks Cinderford blaze

By citizenmike  |  Posted: February 09, 2014

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

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Firefighters tackle a fire caused by a tumble dryer in Cinderford this morning.

The incident in the Ruspidge area at 9.14am this morning.

Firefighters from Cinderford were called to reports of smoke coming from an integral house garage.

Two fire crews from Cinderford fire station attended.

A fire spokesman said: "Crews used two hosereels and four breathing apparatus to deal with the fire which occurred in a tumble dryer. Crews also used a positive pressure ventilation fan to remove smoke from the property."

Crews were on scene for approximately 30 minutes.

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