Tumble dryer fire at residential care home

Trewartha Park, Weston-super-Mare

Crews attended a small fire in the ground floor laundry room of a residential care home for the elderly. The fire involved a gas tumble dryer.

Residents were evacuated by staff and firefighters.

Firefighters used a hose reel and covering jet to tackle the fire.

Three crews attended the incident, one each from Bedminster, Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare