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Incident Date: 02 December 2016
Tumble dryer fire, Tyldesley
At 2.03pm on Friday, December 2, 2016 firefighters were called to a bungalow in Mort Lane, Tyldesley, after a fire broke out in the kitchen.
Five fire engines were sent to the address and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hose reels to tackle the fire, which is believed to have started in a tumble dryer.
As of 5pm crew members remained at the incident ‘damping down’.