House fire spread from tumble dryer

A COUPLE had to flee their home last night when fire broke out in their kitchen.

The fire, that started accidentally then spread from a tumble dryer, was discovered around 7.15pm at Dewfield Close, Grimethorpe.

Fire crews from Cudworth and Royston stations attended the blaze in a semi-detached home after the occupants had got out safely. They left the scene at 8.50pm.