Washing machine causes fire in Nicosia’s Episkopio District

17 April 2016
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A washing machine is reported to have caused a fire in a village house in Nicosia’s Episkopio District.

Authorities were alerted about the fire at 09:29 a.m. on Sunday which took place on 26 Griva Digenis Street.

The fire started in the washing machine, which was in operation at the time, and then expanded to a nearby dryer and then on to the kitchen counter.

Three fire trucks attended the scene from Lakatamia Fire Station Lakatamia.

After an investigation by the emergency services it was found that the fire was caused by a short domestic appliance.

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