Video: Three fire crews sent to deal with Shotley washing machine fire

Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze. Library image.

Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze. Library image. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Fire crews were called to a house fire in Shotley yesterday afternoon.

Fire services attend the scene of a house fire in Kingsland, Shotley.

Fire services attend the scene of a house fire in Kingsland, Shotley. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

The incident happened in Kingsland at around 1.20pm, when a fire took hold of a washing machine in the kitchen of a house.

One unit from Princes Street in Ipswich and one unit from Holbrook attended.

A further unit, from Ipswich East, was then called after reports that someone was still in the building.

One person was treated for smoke inhalation as a result of the incident.

Fire services attend the scene of a house fire in Kingsland, Shotley.

Fire services attend the scene of a house fire in Kingsland, Shotley. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Four firefighters used two hose reels to extinguish the flames, and then remained at the property to deal with smoke.

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