Fire at hairdressers in Illingworth

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There was a fire at a hairdressers in Illingworth this morning (Tuesday) when a tumble dryer caught fire.

The fire happened at L and J’s Hair Connections on School Lane at around 10am, which had to be evacuated.

It took firefighters around an hour to deal with the incident, which caused minimal damage, although the tumble dryer, some cupboards, towels and toilet rolls were burned during the fire.