Tumble dryer fire tackled in Exmouth
PUBLISHED: 16:21 10 November 2018
Firefighters have had to stop a fire spreading in Exmouth.
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called this afternoon (Saturday) to deal with the emergency incident.
A spokesman for the service said: “Two fire engines from Exmouth and Middlemoor were mobilised to reports of smoke coming from a garage at a property on Maple Drive.
“On arrival crews confirmed there was a fire within a tumble dryer.
“Crews got to work extinguishing the fire using one hose reel jet, two breathing apparatus and a safety jet.
“The fire was accidental and caused 30 per cent fire damage to the garage.”
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