Two fire engines from Bolton le Sands and Carnforth rushed to extinguish the blaze in The Roods shortly before 4.10pm on Saturday (November 13).
Firefighters used one hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the flames.
A spokesman for the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Two fire engines from Bolton le Sands and Carnforth were called to a fire involving a dishwasher on The Roods, Warton.
"No injuries were reported."
40% of accidental house fires are caused by electrical appliances and supply, according to the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.
They advise to:
- Keep all electrical appliances clean, follow the operating instructions and keep them in good working order
- Only use white goods machines such as washing machines, tumble dryers and dishwashers when you are at home and not asleep
- Don’t overload extension leads or adapters
- Regularly check for frayed or worn cables and wires
For more safety information click HERE.
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