Tumble dryer fire at assisted living accommodation

Woodland Court, Fishponds

Crews from Temple and Kingswood fire stations attended a tumble dryer fire at elderly assisted living accommodation in Fishponds.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two high pressure hose reels and one jet to extinguish the fire, and a fan to clear smoke from the building.

Crews remained on site to provide safety advice.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

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