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Dryer Fire News

Each day, there are numerous news items about dryer fires. Here, we are stressing the importance of having a safe home by linking to some of the articles.

House sustains damage due to dryer fire in Roanoke County

WDBJ7
August 13, 2018
 

Upon arrival, crews found a dryer on fire and were able to extinguish the flames shortly after. The house sustained minimal damage, crews say.

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Dryer catches fire, sends smoke through first floor of Springfield house

MyDaytonDailyNews
August 13, 2018
 

UPDATE @ 7:10 p.m.: The house fire was traced to a clothes dryer in the basement and the appliance's motor could have locked up, ...

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Fire department responds to dryer fire at Nutrition Services

York News-Times
August 13, 2018
 

YORK – At 8:51 a.m., Monday, the York Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at Nutrition Services at Fourth and Division Avenue.

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Orland Fire Crews Save 3 Residents, 2 Dogs, In Dryer-Sparked Fire

Patch.com
August 13, 2018
 

ORLAND PARK, IL -- Firefighters saved three elderly residents and their dogs after a dryer caught on fire inside an Orland Park home on Friday ...

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Firefighters respond to reported house fire in Springfield

MyDaytonDailyNews
August 09, 2018
 

Firefighters have responded to reports of a house fire on West Pleasant Street in Springfield Wednesday afternoon. Crews were dispatched to ...

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Clothes Dryer Fire Causes Smoke and Water Damage, But No ...

WHAV News
August 09, 2018
 

A house fire in the wall behind a clothes dryer left an Andover family's home with smoke and water damage after a quickly contained blaze ...

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Tumble dryer warning after fire destroys kitchen

Bury Times
August 09, 2018
 

The warning follows a house fire in Bury on Sunday when a kitchen was destroyed by a tumble dryer igniting. In the last three years there has ...

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Dryer fire displaces 4 in NE Charlotte

FOX 46 Charlotte
August 09, 2018
 

CHARLOTTE. NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A dryer is to blame for causing a fire at a northeast Charlotte home Saturday evening. The Charlotte Fire ...

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Dryer Fire Quickly Extinguished at Plano Business Thursday

WspyNews (press release)
August 03, 2018
 

Fire officials say fire crews responded to a dryer fire at the Plano Laundromat Express on W. South St. on Thursday afternoon. Little Rock-Fox ...

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Dryer fire at Xfinity in Mansfield attributed to lint buildup

The Sun Chronicle
July 30, 2018
 

An employee who attempted to put out the fire was taken to Sturdy Memorial Hospital for smoke inhalation, Puleo said. Firefighters also had to ...

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Jefferson County family loses everything in house fire sparked by ...

fox2now.com
July 30, 2018
 

CEDAR HILL, Mo. - A Jefferson County family lost its home, belongings, and new puppy after investigators said the family's clothes dryer caught ...

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Dryer catches fire at San Simeon Lodge

KSBY San Luis Obispo News
July 30, 2018
 

Firefighters were called to a fire late Monday night at the San Simeon Lodge. A dryer and a garbage can reportedly caught fire around 10 p.m. ...

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Clothes dryer likely the cause of Friday house fire

Enid News & Eagle
July 30, 2018
 

The cause of a house fire in Enid Thursday likely was a clothes dryer, ... It's believed the fire started in the clothes dryer, with no one home when ...

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Firefighters hose down smoldering clothes from dryer, officials say

Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
July 30, 2018
 

MADISON, Wis. - Firefighters found smoldering clothes in a dryer Tuesday night when responding to a fire call on Madison's east side, ...

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Dryer Fire Damages Studio City Home

Patch.com
July 30, 2018
 

STUDIO CITY, CA — A fire began in a clothes dryer and spread to the walls of a Studio City house Monday afternoon, but no one was hurt.

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Official: Dryer to blame for Ripon fire

Fox11online.com
July 30, 2018
 

RIPON (WLUK) -- Firefighters said a dryer is responsible for a fire Sunday evening in Ripon. Crews said the fire destroyed a home on County ...

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Aylmer house fire started in dryer

OttawaMatters.com
July 30, 2018
 

Gatineau fire crews were called to a home at 337 des Framboisiers around 9:40 a.m. Thursday, to deal with a blaze caused by a malfunctioning ...

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Firefighters say lint behind dryer is a fire hazard

KHOU.com
July 19, 2018
 

Some Austin firefighters have a side business cleaning out lint behind and inside your dryer so it won't catch on fire. Experts say it's a good idea ...

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Wyckoff home fire quickly extinguished

NorthJersey.com
July 19, 2018
 

Firefighters responded to a Wyckoff fire on Saturday. "The fire was contained to the [clothes] dryer," Wyckoff Fire Chief Tim Brock said on the ...

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Kingston Springs daycare closes 'for a few days at minimum ...

The Tennessean
July 19, 2018
 

The Facebook post states that the initial investigation indicates that a clothes dryer could have caused the fire, though it is not clear if the ...

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Dryer fire displaces guests at Bear Claw II condos in Steamboat

Steamboat Pilot and Today
July 19, 2018
 

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called at about 11:45 p.m. to the 65-unit Bear Claw II condominiums, where a dryer had ...

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Fire confined to dryer at Christie's pub

Times Colonist
July 19, 2018
 

The staff member smelled smoke and found the dryer on fire in an upstairs part of the Fort Street pub, said general manager Brock Carbery.

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Firefighters respond to dryer fire

Albert Lea Tribune
July 19, 2018
 

The Albert Lea Fire Department responded to a dryer fire at the laundromat on Hendrickson Road Monday night. Sarah Kocher/Albert Lea ...

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Smoky dryer fire causes concerns in downtown highrise

Ottawa Citizen
July 09, 2018
 

A fire in a Laurier Avenue apartment building turned out to be less serious than first thought after a clothes dryer caught fire, sending heavy ...

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Official: Dryer to blame for Ripon fire

Fox11online.com
July 09, 2018
 

RIPON (WLUK) -- Firefighters said a dryer is responsible for a fire Sunday evening ... Crews said the fire destroyed a home on County Road E.

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Motel dryer fire shuts down traffic

KAKE
July 09, 2018
 

Wichita Fire Fighters had to shut down traffic in the 1200 block of North Broadway ... Firefighters say a dryer with towels inside had caught fire.

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Firefighters fight afternoon dryer fire on Heritage Court

Cheektowaga Chronicle
July 09, 2018
 

CHEEKTOWAGA – Several fire departments assisted U-Crest firefighters at the scene of a dryer fire at 19 Heritage Court Thursday afternoon.

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Blocked dryer exhaust sparked fire at Lawrence apartment clubhouse

Lawrence Journal-World
July 09, 2018
 

An obstructed dryer exhaust outlet caused last week's fire at the clubhouse of a Lawrence apartment complex, investigators say. The accidental ...

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Keep Your Clothes Dryer Clean to Prevent Fire

CapeCod.com News
July 09, 2018
 

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the leading cause of clothes dryer fires is the failure to clean them properly, and ...

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Kawartha Police say house fire in Lindsay caused by dryer

mykawartha.com
June 28, 2018
 

Kawartha Lakes Police and Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue responded to a house fire on Albert Street South in Lindsay on Monday (June 25).

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Is your dryer at risk of starting a house fire?

13WMAZ.com
June 27, 2018
 

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, nearly 3,000 fires are sparked every year by your dryer and nearly all of them, are preventable.

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Dryer lint apparently sparks fire that damages Eddington home

WABI
June 27, 2018
 

Eddington Fire Chief James Ellis says the father put some clothes in the dryer, turned it on, then left with his kids, so no one was home when the ...

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Man burned while trying to help put out laundromat fire in Rochester

13WHAM-TV
June 27, 2018
 

Man burned while trying to help put out laundromat fire in Rochester ... Rochester firefighters responded to the report of a dryer fire at Classic ...

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2-Alarm Fire In Newton Started By Dryer

Patch.com
June 27, 2018
 

About 4:23 p.m. firefighters were called to a four story brick building with a report of a fire. The fire started in a clothes dryer, but was contained ...

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