Fire caused by faulty dishwasher

A FAULTY dishwasher caused a fire in Shoreham in the early hours.

Shoreham and Hove fire crews were called to Upper Shoreham Road at 2.43am.

The small fire was out on arrival but firefighters inspected the dishwasher using a thermal imaging camera to ensure no hidden flares.

The kitchen was ventilated using a pressure ventilation fan.