Washing machine fire in Colney Heath

A WASHING machine sparked a blaze in the kitchen of a flat on Friday night. Firefighters from St Albans rushed to the scene in Cutmore, Colney Heath, just before 8pm and quickly put out the blaze in the first-floor flat. The kitchen sustained 10 per cent

A WASHING machine sparked a blaze in the kitchen of a flat on Friday night.

Firefighters from St Albans rushed to the scene in Cutmore, Colney Heath, just before 8pm and quickly put out the blaze in the first-floor flat.

The kitchen sustained 10 per cent damage in the fire and the remainder of the property was heavily smoke logged so the firefighters used a ventilator to clear the air.