At 11.02am on Tuesday (12) two crews from Cambridge were called to a fire on Union Lane in Chesterton, Cambridge.
Firefighters arrived to find a washing machine on fire in a laundry room. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using a hose reel and cleared the smoke using a positive pressure ventilation fan.
The crews returned to their station by 12midday.
The cause of the fire was accidental.