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Incident - Washing machine fire

Date: 18/07/2019
Time: 14:47
Location: Wombwell Crescent, Plymouth
Area: Western
County: Devon

Two fire engines from Greenbank and one fire engine from Crownhill were mobilised to a report of a washing machine on fire in Plymouth.

Upon arrival the officer in charge confirmed a fire involving the washing machine in a utility block.  They extinguished the appliance and removed it to the open air using breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and a ventilation fan.  

The cause of the fire was accidental which caused some smoke damage to the utility room and kitchen.

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