Tumble dryer fire in Chatham home
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a tumble dryer in Swallow Rise, Chatham. The occupants did the right thing by turning off the tumble dryer when they discovered the smoke. They then safely evacuated the property and called 999. Crews extinguished the small fire and removed the appliance from the property. It's believed the fire was caused by an electrical fault inside the tumble dryer. Nobody was harmed in the incident.