Faulty tumble dryer causes house fire in Louth

A fault in a tumble dryer caused a house fire in Louth on Thursday night, but thankfully nobody was injured.

The blaze broke out in Aswell Street, with two fire crews from Louth arriving just after 5.30pm.

The fire caused severe damage to a utility room and its contents, but Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have confirmed no people or pets were injured.

Crews used one hose reel and two breathing apparatus to tackle the flames.