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.

Person injured in clothes dryer fire at Desert Hot Springs home

KESQ
October 16, 2017
 

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - A resident was hospitalized with minor injuries today after a clothes dryer caught fire at a Desert Hot Springs ...

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Fire prompts evacuation at Super 8

KKTV 11 News
October 16, 2017
 

(KKTV) - Guests at a Fountain motel were forced to evacuate overnight after a fire sparked in a clothes dryer. Firefighters praised the Super 8 ...

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A tumble dryer caught fire at a house in Padstow and two people ...

Cornwall Live
October 16, 2017
 

Two people had to be treated by an ambulance crew from breathing in the thick smoke from the fire. It happened after a tumble dryer caught fire ...

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Maximino Martinez Commons evacuated after dryer fire

Daily Californian
October 13, 2017
 

Berkeley Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at Maximino Martinez Commons on Thursday evening. Residents of Martinez ...

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This dryer caught on fire -- now an East Bridgewater house is empty

Enterprise News
October 13, 2017
 

A follow-up on a dryer fire at 39 McCordick Avenue in East Bridgewater on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. (Marc Vasconcellos/The Enterprise).

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Dryer fire sent smoke into adjoining restaurant, Madison Fire says

Madison.com
October 10, 2017
 

A fire inside a dryer at an East Side laundromat Monday night produced enough smoke to carry over into an adjoining restaurant, with nobody ...

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Walcott corn dryer fire

KWQC-TV6
October 10, 2017
 

WALCOTT, Iowa (KWQC) - UPDATE: KWQC has learned crews received the call about the fire around 6 am. Four agencies responded to help ...

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Dryer Fire Prevention Tips

FOX 21 Online
October 10, 2017
 

National Fire Prevention Week runs from October 8-14, and Dryer Vent Wizard of Minnesota is giving some tips to prevent dryer fires this ...

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Orange firefighters credit smoke detectors with alerting residents of ...

MassLive.com
October 10, 2017
 

ORANGE -- Firefighters credit smoke detectors with alerting the residents of a Warwick Road home to a dryer fire in the basement of their home ...

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Dryer fire causes displacement of Norfolk home

WAVY-TV
October 06, 2017
 

(WAVY) – Firefighters put out a dryer fire at home in the 100 block of ... Norfolk Fire-Rescue says that the emergency call came in at 11:42 a.m. ...

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Dryer Vent Wizard Promotes Dryer Fire Education throughout ...

PR Newswire (press release)
October 06, 2017
 

This marks the sixth consecutive year Dryer Vent Wizard will fundraise on behalf of the Children's Burn Foundation for National Fire Prevention ...

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18 displaced after dryer fire in Bridgewater apartment complex

Enterprise News
October 06, 2017
 

BRIDGEWATER – Eighteen residents of a large apartment complex building are displaced due to water damage to multiple floors after a dryer ...

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House fire Wednesday near Silver Lake started in dryer

Topeka Capital Journal
October 06, 2017
 

Fire crews from the Silver Lake, Soldier Township and Topeka fire departments put out an early-morning blaze on Wednesday at a two-story ...

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Bugle house fire caused by tumble dryer, say firefighters

Cornwall Live
October 06, 2017
 

The road was closed for more than an hour by police as four fire crews, two from Bodmin and two from St Austell, tried to extinguish the fire.

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Dryer catches fire inside Whitman home

The Patriot Ledger
September 26, 2017
 

Several towns responded to an active dryer fire inside a West Street home on Thursday afternoon. WHITMAN – A dryer caught fire inside a ...

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Dryer fire causes chief to issue caution about cleaning vents

Ontario Argus Observer
September 26, 2017
 

Early in the evening, firefighters from the Payette City Fire Department responded to a report of a dryer fire at the 1400 block of North Third ...

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Dryer fire put out quickly

Ontario Argus Observer
September 26, 2017
 

Early in the evening, firefighters from the Payette City Fire Department responded to a report of a dryer fire at the 1400 block of North Third ...

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No one injured after dryer catches fire at Wheaton home

Chicago Sun-Times
September 26, 2017
 

No injuries were reported after a clothing dryer caught fire Wednesday at a home in west suburban Wheaton. Firefighters responded about 1 ...

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Crews called to put out garage tumble dryer fire

St Helens Star
September 26, 2017
 

CREWS were called to an address after a fire broke out in a tumble dryer in a garage. Two fire engines attended the property on Nursery Road, ...

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Clothes dryer blamed for Hybla Valley townhouse fire

FairfaxNews.com
September 26, 2017
 

Fairfax County fire investigators say a faulty dryer is to blame for a fire that damaged a townhouse in the 2500 block of Windbreak Drive ...

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