Tumble dryer fire at an Alderley Edge pub

23/01/2022 - 03:59

Heyes Lane, Alderley Edge

Two fire engines attended, from Poynton and Wilmslow


At 4am firefighters were called to a report of smoke coming from a tumble dryer at a pub in Heyes Lane, Alderley Edge.

On arrival the tumble dryer was on fire on the first floor.

A water supply was set up, the electricity supply was isolated and a firefighter wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire, which was contained to the tumble dryer, with a hose reel jet.

A covering jet was also utilised.

Once the fire was out the tumble dryer was taken to a safe place outside.

A large fan was used to clear smoke from the pub.

No-one is believed to have been injured as a result of the fire.

An occupant was suffering from the effects of slight smoke inhalation. Firefighters called an ambulance for her.

Firefighters were in attendance for around three hours.

For tumble dryer fire safety advice visit https://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/tumble-dryer-fire-safety.

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Last updated: Sunday 23 January 2022