FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a tumble dryer fire.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service say they were called out at 2.02am today (June 10) to a residential property in Scarborough.

A spokesperson said: “Crews from Scarborough and Filey responded to a report of a tumble dryer on fire in a residential property.

“Crews extinguished the fire using one hose reel jet, removed the dryer from the property and ventilated. The cause of the fire was an accumulation of fluff in the dryer.”