Faulty washing machine causes house fire

A FAULTY washing machine caused a fire to break out in a kitchen at the weekend. Firefighters were called to a house in Gurney Court Road in St Albans just after midday on Saturday after a smoke alarm alerted the three occupants to the blaze. They escaped

A FAULTY washing machine caused a fire to break out in a kitchen at the weekend.

Firefighters were called to a house in Gurney Court Road in St Albans just after midday on Saturday after a smoke alarm alerted the three occupants to the blaze.

They escaped without injury and the two fire crews from St Albans soon put out the fire.