- Tuesday, 19 March 2019 23:59
St Mary's Park, Nailsea
Two crews from Nailsea and two from Clevedon fire station were called to a tumble dryer fire in the outhouse of a residential property that had spread to a nearby caravan and car.
On arrival, 10 firefighters in breathing apparatus used two high-pressure hose reels, two 45mm jets and two CO2 extinguishers to tackle the fire.
They also used a positive pressure ventalation fan to clear smoke and a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots.
Firefighters rescued two casulties from the property, who were conveyed to hopsital by ambualnce crews.
A third casulty was treated for smoke inhalation.
Police were also in attendence and the cause 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