FIRE crews were called to a property in Edlington, Doncaster, last night after a pensioner tried to dry some clothing in a microwave oven.
The clothing caught fire but by the time firefighters arrived at the property in Lake Close the flames were out.
The elderly occupant did not suffer any injuries, said a spokesman for the fire service.
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Weather for Doncaster
Friday 24 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 10 C
Wind Speed: 30 mph
Wind direction: North east
Temperature: 7 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: North west