Tumble dryer fire in Forest Town

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Firefighters were called out to a blaze at a house on Eighth Avenue, Forest Town, today at 2pm.

A tumble dryer had caught alight inside the property.

It was put out in ten minutes, leaving the cupboard it was stored in heavily smoke-damaged.

The house’s occupants had left the property and alerted the fire brigade as soon as their fire alarm sounded.