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.

Dryer catches fire

Sault Star
August 21, 2017
 

The dryer was removed from the house. A load of clothes had been put in the dryer, and the dryer turned on, before the fire, said Martynuck.

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Nobody injured in East Side dryer fire, officials say

Madison.com
August 17, 2017
 

A fire inside a commercial clothes dryer in the basement of an apartment building was confined to the appliance Tuesday night, with nobody ...

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Look out for these warning signs to prevent tumble dryer fires, says ...

Bournemouth Echo
August 15, 2017
 

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) says many households have had dryers working overtime because of the recent bad ...

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Family Displaced After Smoky Fire Starts In Dryer At Brookfield Home

Brookfield Daily Voice
August 11, 2017
 

Brookfield Volunteer Fire Company responds to a basement fire Wednesday evening at a home on Candlewood Lake Road. Photo Credit: ...

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Cause of house fire in Fairborn traced to basement clothes dryer

Dayton Daily News
August 11, 2017
 

UPDATE @ 7:05 p.m.: A basement fire believed to be associated with a clothes dryer caused an estimated $25,000 in damage to a home on ...

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None hurt in San Pablo laundry-room fire

East Bay Times
August 11, 2017
 

SAN PABLO — Fire investigators say a dryer in a laundry room appeared to be the cause of a one-alarm structure fire Thursday. At 6:33 p.m., ...

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Yarmouth firefighters quell commercial dryer fire

CapeCod.com News
August 10, 2017
 

YARMOUTH – Yarmouth Fire reports that at 3:20 PM, they responded to 897 Route 28, The Laundry Center, for an automatic alarm, while ...

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Monterey Mills fire caused by lint buildup

Gazettextra
August 10, 2017
 

JANESVILLE—A dryer clogged with lint ignited and sparked a fire that spread to the roof at Monterey Mills in Janesville on Tuesday night, ...

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Officials: Animals unharmed in Diamond Hill Animal Hospital fire

WSET
August 10, 2017
 

(WSET) - Lynchburg fire officials say one person was injured after a fire at ... Firefighters at the scene found fire in the animal hospital's dryer.

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Fire crews attend tumble dryer blaze at Hale Country Club

Altrincham Today
August 08, 2017
 

Three crews attended a fire at Hale Country Club on Clay Lane in ... They discovered a fire that had originated in a tumble dryer in the drying ...

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Family pet killed, house destroyed by fire

Elizabethtown News Enterprise
August 08, 2017
 

The fire, which started in the area of the clothes dryer resulted in a total loss of the home in the 3500 block Sportsman Lake Road, according to ...

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Family pet killed, house destroyed by fire

Elizabethtown News Enterprise
August 07, 2017
 

An early morning fire Friday in Glendale resulted in the loss of a home ... The fire, which started in the area of the clothes dryer resulted in a total ...

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Fire At Fircrest In Shoreline May Have Started In Dryer

Patch.com
August 07, 2017
 

SHORELINE, WA - The massive fire that destroyed the laundry facility at the state's Fircrest School may have started in a dryer. The two-alarm ...

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Clothes dryer ignites Waratah house fire

Newcastle Herald
August 07, 2017
 

Officers from Fire and Rescue NSW extinguished the blaze, which caused significant structural damage to the property. No one was at home at ...

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Close shave for family as tumble dryer catches fire in Chalgrove

Oxford Mail
August 07, 2017
 

The quick actions of firefighters prevented major damage to a home after a tumble dryer caught fire. The homeowners had already left the ...

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Whole house 'could have been lost' after serious tumble dryer fire

Oxford Mail
August 07, 2017
 

AN ENTIRE house nearly burnt to the ground after a tumble dryer fire in Bicester yesterday. Fire crews from six stations fought the blaze at its ...

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Dryer fire causes evacuation of Rehoboth hotel

The News Journal
August 02, 2017
 

A basement fire already extinguished before emergency personnel arrived forced the evacuation of all guests from the Atlantic Sands Hotel in ...

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Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackle tumble dryer fire

Crewe Guardian
August 02, 2017
 

The crew, two of whom wore breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet with a covering jet in place to put out the fire. A tumble dryer was then ...

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Fire At Fircrest In Shoreline May Have Started In Dryer

Patch.com
July 26, 2017
 

The laundry building at the Fircrest campus in Shoreline burned to the ground Thursday. The fire may have started in dryer.

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Dryer fire forces short evacuation of Marriott guests in Portage

WWMT-TV
July 26, 2017
 

When firefighters arrived, they found a commercial dryer on fire in the laundry room. Hotel guests were evacuated for close to two hours while ...

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