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 fire causes $2000 in damage to Old First Ward home

Buffalo News
May 30, 2017
 

A dryer fire caused $2,000 in damage early Sunday afternoon to a home in the Old First Ward, Buffalo fire officials said. Firefighters were called ...

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Firefighters fight dryer fire on Ravenswood Terrace

Cheektowaga Chronicle
May 26, 2017
 

The fire was reported just after 5 p.m. Thursday at 6 Ravenswood Terrace. Firefighters used a water can to extinguish the dryer fire. Smoke ...

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Dryer blamed in New London fire; family of five displaced

Rome Sentinel
May 25, 2017
 

NEW LONDON — A family of five has been displaced from their home after a dryer fire spread to the whole laundry room in the hamlet of New ...

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Dryer fire displaces family on Madison's west side, officials say

Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
May 24, 2017
 

MADISON, Wis. - A family is displaced after fire in their dryer overnight, according to a release from the Madison Fire Department. Firefighters ...

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Dryer causes fire on Beechwood Street

Chillicothe Gazette
May 24, 2017
 

The Chillicothe Fire Department was called to 604 Beechwood St. just before 1:30 a.m. for a dryer on fire in the basement. According to ...

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Clothes dryer sparked Naperville house fire: chief

Chicago Tribune
May 23, 2017
 

A malfunctioning clothes dryer sparked an early Friday morning fire in the basement of this house at 419 S. Whispering Hills Drive in Naperville.

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Dryer Causes Fire At Pendleton Court Home

Patch.com
May 23, 2017
 

BEDMINSTER, NJ — A dryer was the cause of a fire at a Bedminster ... Police responded to Pendleton Court for a report of a structure fire.

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Smoke alarm saves couple after early morning Newlyn flat tumble ...

Cornwall Live
May 23, 2017
 

The alarm went off this morning just before 6am after a tumble dryer caught fire. A fire service spokeswoman said the owner made a 999 call ...

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Basement damaged by dryer fire in Escanaba

UpperMichigansSource.com
May 23, 2017
 

ESCANABA, Mich An Escanaba home sustained only minor damages after a dryer in the basement caught on fire. Escanaba Public Safety was ...

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Preventing clothes dryer fires

myfox8.com
May 23, 2017
 

Fire departments across the Piedmont see clothes dryer-related fires ... “We go on an average of about 10 dryer fires a year, which causes [an ...

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Family avoids tragedy after dryer catches fire

WSAZ-TV
May 23, 2017
 

Williamson didn't know if fire crews would get there in time to save his house, so he followed his instincts and dragged the dryer out the nearby ...

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Melted water pipe helped curb dryer fire in restaurant: Fire official

PennLive.com
May 23, 2017
 

A dryer fire at Irv's Pub in Hershey Monday morning was contained by a melted PVC water pipe, said a fire official. A delivery person opened a ...

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Official: Dryer fire destroys Newport News home, 9 people displaced

Daily Press
May 23, 2017
 

Newport News fire officials think a clothes dryer left on overnight is to blame for a blaze that destroyed a Newmarket-area home early Tuesday ...

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Meet the Milwaukee teen who saved her family from a house fire

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 23, 2017
 

Milwaukee fire Lt. Bill Paulin talks about the Survive Alive Program, as U.S. ... When a dryer caught fire and smoke filled her Milwaukee home, ...

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Father's childhood home destroyed by dryer fire

Lock Haven Express
May 23, 2017
 

The home was destroyed by a fire that started in the vent of a clothes dryer on Monday morning. LOCK HAVEN — It's the only home he ever ...

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