Tumble drier catches fire

Firefighters were called out to a house in Thursby Road
Firefighters were called out to a house in Thursby Road

A tumble drier caught fire at a house in Burnley, prompting two fire crews to be mobilised.

Two fire engines and crews, from Burnley and Nelson, responded to a report of a fire involving a tumble drier in an outhouse in Thursby Road at 11am today.

Firefighters used a hosereel jet to extinguish the fire.

No-one was injured.