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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.

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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Person taken to hospital after Dunedin dryer fire

The Southland Times
June 27, 2018
 

Emergency services were called to a Dunedin property after a dryer caught ... A person was taken to hospital after a dryer caught on fire at their ...

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Dryer fire blamed for Friday morning blaze

The News Journal
June 14, 2018
 

We believe it started in the dryer. When smoke detectors started going off, he came out of his bedroom and it was smoked up,” Woods said.

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Police cordon off city road as tumble dryer sparks kitchen fire

Stoke-on-Trent Live
June 13, 2018
 

Police cordoned off a Stoke-on-Trent road as firefighters worked to extinguish a kitchen fire. Emergency services were called to Ryder Road, ...

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Agencies respond to dryer fire at Hands of Light

Chickasha Express Star
June 08, 2018
 

Part of Kansas Ave. near the intersection on 4th St. was temporality closed around 9:30 a.m. as the Chickasha Fire Department, the Chickasha ...

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Killeen Fire Department responds to dryer fire

The Killeen Daily Herald
June 06, 2018
 

Mahlstedt was not sure of the cause in this case because the fire marshal was not called to the scene. He said dryer fires are uncommon but ...

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Two people rescued from roof of house after tumble dryer fire

This Is Lancashire
June 05, 2018
 

TWO people were rescued from the roof of a house after a tumble dryer fire last night. Three engines from Clitheroe and Great Harwood attended the scene at ...

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Smoke detector alerts family to dryer fire

Monroe Courier
June 04, 2018
 

A smoke detector alerted a Freedman Lane family to a dryer fire that caused fire and smoke damage in the lower level of a single family home.

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French Island fire likely started with house dryer

News8000.com - WKBT
May 31, 2018
 

Although an exact cause hasn't been determined yet, investigators say it appears the La Fond Avenue fire yesterday started in the dryer vent ...

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Stepney fire officials: No injuries after dryer fire

CT Post
May 31, 2018
 

STEPNEY — Firefighters ensured a fire was contained to a dryer in a residence by quickly responding and putting the flame out. The Stepney ...

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Fire by Dryer! Why These Appliances Can Make Your House Go Up ...

Realtor.com News
May 31, 2018
 

So let's take a look at appliances that could start a fire—and what you can ... Dryers, for example, can catch fire because of common electrical ...

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Update: Dryer is suspected cause in town of Campbell house fire

The Courier Life News
May 31, 2018
 

Authorities suspect a clothes dryer sparked a fire Tuesday that destroyed a house in the town of Campbell, although the cause remains under ...

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Dryer sparks fire at Bendigo apartment complex

Bendigo Advertiser
May 31, 2018
 

Dryer sparks fire at Bendigo apartment complex ... They found a fire had started in the lint collector of a dryer in one of the apartments.

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Whirlpool tumble dryers and fire safety

StrategicRISK Europe
May 31, 2018
 

In 2016 following a fire in a west London tower block caused by a faulty Indesit dryer, the London Fire Brigade published the following in their ...

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Fire service issue advice after 'significant' damage caused by tumble ...

ITV News
May 29, 2018
 

The owner had left the property with the tumble dryer still operating, and this incident highlights why we recommend that you only use a tumble ...

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Chesterfield family displaced due to dryer fire

WWBT NBC12 News
May 29, 2018
 

Crews say there was some damage to the first floor where the dryer was located, but the rest of the house did not sustain any fire damage.

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Dryer suspected in Laurel Park area house fire

The Alexander City Outlook
May 25, 2018
 

An Alexander City home suffered damage in the front portion of the structure after a fire broke out in an area where an electric clothes dryer was ...

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No one injured in Tamaqua Salvation Army dryer fire

Republican & Herald
May 25, 2018
 

The fire originated in a clothes dryer on the third floor of the building, which is the residence of Salvation Army Major Sharon Whispell, ...

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Dryer Heat Blamed In House Fire

Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
May 25, 2018
 

Heat from a dryer was the cause of a fire that sparked an estimated $150,000 in damages to a Des Plaines home last Friday, according to Fire ...

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Tumble dryer caused fire at home in Durrington

Spire FM
May 25, 2018
 

The fire which badly damaged a home in Durrington yesterday (22nd May) was caused by a tumble dryer. Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and ...

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Dryer fire

Asheboro Courier Tribune
May 22, 2018
 

Firefighters responded to a call about a dryer fire at a single-family home at 3001 Tranquil Lane, off U.S. 64 about four miles west of Asheboro, ...

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Lint in dryer started early morning fire

KCRG
May 22, 2018
 

DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - The Dubuque Fire Department said lint in a dryer exhaust duct started an early morning fire.

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Unusual dryer fire prompts investigation into whether it's 'something ...

fox6now.com
May 22, 2018
 

WAUWATOSA — More than two months after a fire in a Wauwatosa home, the basement was still in shambles. "We're well over the $100,000 ...

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Dryer causes fire in Elgin home Monday

Chicago Daily Herald
May 22, 2018
 

A dryer fire caused about $5,000 worth of damages to an Elgin home Monday night, authorities said. Firefighters from the Elgin Fire Department ...

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Dryer fire damages home, displaces family

WAAY
May 22, 2018
 

Officials told WAAY 31 that an unattended dryer was the source of the fire. The dryer was removed from the residence in the course of fighting ...

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Overnight dryer fire causes evacuation at San Jose homeless shelter

The Mercury News
May 22, 2018
 

SAN JOSE — A fire ignited late Monday night in an industrial dryer at the Boccardo Reception Center, prompting the evacuation of dozens of ...

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Dryer fire causes evacuation at Econo Lodge

Williamsport Sun-Gazette
May 22, 2018
 

Guests and staff safely evacuated the Econo Lodge, 2019 E. Third St., in Loyalsock Township about 11 a.m. Thursday when a commercial dryer ...

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Fire at Madonna Inn prompts late-night evacuation

The San Luis Obispo Tribune
May 22, 2018
 

Mason said the fire started because the hotel's large commercial dryer was overfilled, and its lint trap appeared to have not been cleaned.

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Dryer fire that destroyed Muskegon home could have been prevented

MLive.com
April 30, 2018
 

MUSKEGON, MI - A Muskegon family lost their home to a fire that could have been prevented with proper maintenance of their clothes dryer, according to the fire marshal. The fire at a home in the 800 block of Turner Avenue was caused by an overheated dryer, said Muskegon Fire Marshal Scott ...

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Dryer fire contained at Madonna Inn

KSBY San Luis Obispo News
April 30, 2018
 

A dryer fire broke out Thursday evening in the laundry room at the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo. Firefighters say they arrived to find smoke coming from the first floor of the upper building at the inn. They were able to quickly contain the fire to a large commercial dryer. Some rooms in the vicinity of the fire ...

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Unclean lint trap sparks dryer fire at apartment complex, Greeley ...

Greeley Tribune
April 30, 2018
 

Engine 2 firefighters extinguished the fire, which was contained to the inside of a dryer in the laundry room of a building, with a pressurized water extinguisher. No one was injured, and the building was not damaged, according to Tatti. The fire sparked in the lint trap, Tatti said, after the lint trap had not been ...

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Tumble dryer fire damages home in Reading

In Your Area
April 30, 2018
 

A home in Reading has been damaged after a tumble dryer caught fire. Firefighters were called to the property in Sandleford Close, Whitley Wood at around 3am on Monday, April 30. The occupants of the home, a man and a woman, managed to safely leave the house before the two fire crews arrived.

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Berwyn home suffers severe damage in dryer fire

Suburban Life Publications
April 23, 2018
 

No firefighter injuries were reported. While the exact cause of the fire has not been determined, it was related to a dryer in the basement that was in use at the time, he said. While the Fire Department does not provide damage estimates, O'Halloran said the damage was "significant." Berwyn firefighters were ...

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