Faulty tumble dryer sparks blaze

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A faulty tumble dryer sparked a blaze in a utility room yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

Fire crews from Castleford and Garforth were called to Bywater Court, Allerton Bywater, at around 4.25pm.

It’s thought an electrical fault caused the blaze and firefighters managed to contain it to the utility room.

The occupants of the house were alerted by smoke detectors.