Dryer catches fire in Epsom

DRYER FIRE: Five fire crews responded to the Epsom house fire. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

DRYER FIRE: Five fire crews responded to the Epsom house fire. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

Firefighters were called to a fire in Epsom this afternoon after an electrical appliance caught fire.

Five fire trucks were called to the Dowker Street fire at 1.40pm this afternoon after a dryer sparked the blaze, according to initial reports. 

Two trucks from Bendigo, two from Huntly and one from Eaglehawk responded to the call out. 

The fire was called under control at 2.07pm after crews contained the blaze to one room, ventilated the house and called out a power company.  

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