Firefighters tackle washing machine blaze at Preston house

Two fire crews rushed to Blackpool Road after receiving reports of a blaze at a residential property today (September 1).

By Sean Gleaves
Tuesday, 1st September 2020, 7:10 pm

A washing machine was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene shortly after 9.10am.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze using one hose reel and a ventilation unit before moving the washing machine outside.

No casualties were reported and fire crews were at the scene for approximately 25 minutes.

​A washing machine was engulfed in flames at a residential property in Blackpool Road. (Credit: Other)

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