Tumble dryer fire at an eatery in Crewe

Date/Time:
09/06/2019 - 12:41

Address:
Weston Road, Crewe

Attendance:
Two fire engines attended from Crewe

Details
Shortly after 12.40pm firefighters were called to a report of smoke coming from a tumble dryer at the Rockery Wood eatery on Weston Road in Crewe.
On arrival crews discovered a small fire contained within the tumble dryer on the first floor of the building.
Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
The tumble dryer was removed from the building.
Firefighters used a large fan to clear smoke from the Rockery Wood and were in attendance for nearly an hour.
For tumble dryer fire safety advice visit https://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/tumble-dryer-fire-safety.

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