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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.

Crews knock down dryer fire in Ardmore

Main Line
April 23, 2018
 

LOWER MERION >> Fire crews quickly got a blaze under control at the Rittenhouse Laundromat, 58 Rittenhouse Place in Ardmore, Sunday evening, April 15. According to officials, the fire call came in at 7:20 p.m. when a commercial dryer in the back of the building caught fire. Firefighters were on location ...

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Mansfield dryer fire sends two to hospital

The Sun Chronicle
April 23, 2018
 

MANSFIELD — A fire that broke out near a dryer filled an Otis Street home with smoke and caused a 90-year-old man to be taken to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation Friday. Firefighters were called to 130 Otis St. shortly after 11 a.m. for a report of a fire in single-family home at 130 Otis St.

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Dryer Fire at Hannibal Middle School

KHMO News-Talk-Sports
April 23, 2018
 

Fire in a clothes dryer this (FR) morning results in a brief evacuation of Hannibal Middle School. Hannibal ... School district officials say the fire in the laundry area was extinguished before firefighters arrived. Fire Chief Sean Hampton says firefighters helped clear smoke from the laundry and cafeteria area.

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No reported injuries in fire that started in dryer of Wallingford home

Meriden Record-Journal
April 23, 2018
 

WALLINGFORD — A Route 5 home was damaged after a dryer fire Monday morning. The fire was reported about 10 a.m. at 1068 S. Colony Road, a home located to rear of Zandri's Stillwood Inn. It started in the dryer and spread through the vent to the second floor, said Battalion Chief Edward Butkus.

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Fire on Ash Street early this morning started from a dryer in use

ABC17News.com
April 23, 2018
 

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A fire on Ash Street this morning all started from a dryer that was in use. It took firefighters 15 minutes to contain the fire, there were no injuries, but severe damage. Most of the damage took place in the back of duplex, which estimated $120,000 of property damage. American Red Cross ...

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Neighborhood Notes: Valencia Street dryer fire, Mission Crit, and ...

Mission Local
April 23, 2018
 

Dryer Fire on Valencia St. A one-alarm fire caused by a couple of dryers at a laundromat near 19th and Valencia streets sent black smoke billowing onto the corridor at around 10:10 a.m. Friday. The fire was under control within five minutes, according to Acting Battalion Chief Mike Mullin, who was standing ...

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Dryer Fire Fills Hercules Home With Smoke

Patch.com
April 23, 2018
 

HERCULES, CA —A Hercules family that was spending Saturday morning getting the laundry done added a few more chores to their list - air out the smoke and buy a new dryer. At 10 a.m., Rodeo-Hercules firefighters received the call about the dryer fire in the Valley Run neighborhood. In addition to ...

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Council Discussed Dryer Fire Safety

Roselle Park News
April 23, 2018
 

According to the United States Fire Administration, 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated five deaths, 100 injuries, and $35,000,000 in property loss. Failure to clean the dryer is the leading cause – more than one out of every three – of home clothes dryer fires.

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6 Displaced By Fire That Started In Dryer At Balboa Park Home

CBS San Francisco Bay Area
April 03, 2018
 

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A house fire that started in a clothes dryer displaced six people Sunday morning in San Francisco's Balboa Park neighborhood, fire officials reported. Firefighters responded to a 1-alarm fire at 438 Ostego Avenue at 8:44 a.m. and found that a fire had started in the dryer.

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Dryer catches fire at Oceanside vacation rental, displacing 16 people

10News
April 03, 2018
 

(KGTV) -- A family of out-of-state vacationers was displaced after a dryer in the home they were renting caught fire. Firefighters were called to the home, located on the 1000 block of South Pacific Street, shortly after midnight Sunday. After arriving, firefighters discovered that a clothes dryer near a downstairs ...

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Update: Dryer fire displaces residents at Burlington apartments

Burlington Times News
April 03, 2018
 

Burlington police and firefighters responded to the fire at 1025 Grace Ave. The fire started in Apartment P and affected the surrounding apartments. No residents were injured. The fire was reported at 10:56 a.m. Monday. The cause was a dryer in use at the time that wasn't exhausted correctly, Fire Capt.

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Dryer causes at Australian Hotel, Yass

Yass Tribune
April 03, 2018
 

Deputy captain of Yass Fire and Rescue 511 Scott Lang said on arrival the crew found smoke arising from the rear of the Australian Hotel. “Crews extinguished the fire quite promptly…. [and] stopped the fire from extending towards the accommodation and the pub,” Mr Lang said. Mr Lang said the cause of ...

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Dryer Fire Damages Petaluma Home

Patch.com
April 03, 2018
 

PETALUMA, CA — Petaluma firefighters said a working smoke detector prevented over $800,000 in possible damage after a laundry machine caught fire in a residence Saturday evening. Firefighters responded to the structure fire at 7:52 p.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Calle Ranchero. When they ...

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Dryer vent fire damages Dennis home

Cape Cod Times
April 03, 2018
 

DENNIS — Dennis firefighters responded to a fire at 77 Hillside Drive on Sunday, which led to the evacuation of two cats and a dog from inside the home, according to Dennis probationary firefighter Samuel Dunford. Firefighters were dispatched at 12:45 p.m. and were on scene three minutes later, Dunford ...

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Dryer fire causes minor damage at Fargodome

KFGO
April 03, 2018
 

FARGO (KFGO) - A dryer fire in a storage area on the lower level of the Fargodome caused $3,000 in damage. The fire was reported shortly after 11 p.m. Monday. Battalion Chief Jason Ness says a sprinkler head in the area was activated and suppressed the fire until firefighters arrived and were get the fire ...

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Dryer catches fire at Rockford laundromat

WIFR
April 03, 2018
 

Rockford fire crews say the fire began just before noon at the Auburn Coin Laundry in the 2500 block of Auburn Street. Crews were able to extinguish the flames quickly and the fire was contained to the dryer. They say no one was in the building at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. Investigators ...

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Residence red-tagged as a precaution after Sunday night dryer fire

Sioux City Journal
March 13, 2018
 

Residence red-tagged as a precaution after Sunday night dryer fire. Mason Dockter ... Sioux City Fire Rescue Liutenant Ryan Collins said fire crews were called to 2838 Williams Ave. around 11:12 p.m. Sunday night. There were five ... The fire began in a clothes dryer, Collins said. Crews were able to ...

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Dryer fire quickly extinguished Monday afternoon in Apple Valley

VVNG.com
March 13, 2018
 

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Firefighters from the Apple Valley Fire Protection District responded to an apartment fire Monday afternoon. At about 3:45 pm, dispatch received reports of smoke coming from the garage of a four-plex in the 15500 block of Kiamichi Road. Firefighters arrived and made ...

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Late night house fire Monday in Wahpeton

Wahpeton Daily News
March 13, 2018
 

A Wahpeton home has been declared a total loss following a fire that began shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday, March 12. The Wahpeton Fire Department was on the scene for nearly two hours. The fire occurred in the 600 block of 10 1/2 Street North. It was caused when a hose to a clothing dryer caught fire.

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Decatur firefighters stop two small fires before they spread

Herald & Review
March 12, 2018
 

The second fire call came in at 1:52 p.m. and involved a dryer full of clothes catching fire in the basement of a house at 744 W. Division St. Kline said firefighters carried the dryer outside before pulling the clothes out and extinguishing them. He said it wasn't known what caused the dryer to catch fire.

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Tumble dryer fire in Ramsey

Isle of Man Today
March 12, 2018
 

The Fire Service is warning residents about the dangers of leaving tumble dryers unattended following a fire in Ramsey. Two appliances from Ramsey station were called to a house fire in Ellan Park last night (Tuesday) at about 10.30pm. Fire crews were informed en-route that the fire was located in the ...

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Bellingham Fire responds to fire at Juvenile Detention Center

The Bellingham Herald
March 12, 2018
 

Bellingham Fire crews responded to what was believed to be an appliance fire at the Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Center at 4:55 p.m. Monday. ... By 5:37 p.m., emergency radio traffic indicated the fire, which originated in a dryer, was extiguished, though two engines remained on scene to help with ...

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Dryer sparks fire in Sarnia

CTV News
March 12, 2018
 

Fire officials say an electric dryer was the cause of a basement fire in Sarnia Sunday night. The blaze began around 7:30 p.m. at a home in the 1000 block of Devine Street. Once on scene firefighters were able to contain the fire to the basement. The residents were home at the time and were able to escape ...

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Fire Call Serves As Reminder To Clean Dryer Vents

KIWARadio.com
March 02, 2018
 

Rock Rapids, Iowa — In a fire call that should serve as a reminder to all of us to check or clear out our dryer vents regularly — Rock Rapids Fire Chief Ed Reck says this call could have ended much differently. The Rock Rapids Fire Department was paged about 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28th, ...

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No injuries after dryer vent fire damages mobile home in Dalzell

Sumter Item
March 02, 2018
 

A dryer vent fire damaged a mobile home in Dalzell on Monday, resulting in the American Red Cross, Sumter Fire Department and Shaw Air Force Base Fire Department responding to the scene. An alarm was received at 8:20 a.m. for the 1,500-square-foot residence in the 5000 block of Shakemia Road, ...

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Old Monrovia is back open after crews extinguish house fire

whnt.com
March 02, 2018
 

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Emergency crews blocked the intersection of Old Monrovia Road and Bishop Road, which is east of Jeff Road for more than an hour to put out a structure fire. Firefighters tell us there was a dryer fire, and it was contained to the laundry room. They tell us a closed door helped to ...

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One home consumed in North Kitsap fire, another saved

Kitsap Sun
March 02, 2018
 

Fire crews believe the fire that claimed the Kingston home began in a clothes dryer, said Rick LaGrandeur, assistant chief of operations for North Kitsap Fire and Rescue. Occupants of the home had opened windows and doors after they noticed smoke from the dryer, he said, but the dryer caught fire and ...

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FD: Dryer starts fire in Wallingford

WTNH Connecticut News (press release)
February 27, 2018
 

Fire officials say the flames started in a dryer on the second floor of the building. They say there may have been faulty outlets in the home which could have made the fire worse. Officials did not say if anyone suffered any injuries during the blaze. Crews say two families have been displaced as a result of the ...

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Dryer causes fire at Giovanni's Restaurant in Edgewood

ABC2 News
February 22, 2018
 

EDGEWOOD, Md. (WMAR) - A dryer is to blame for a fire at Giovanni's Restaurant in Edgewood Thursday morning. Crews were called to 2101 Pulaski Highway around 3:00 in the morning after reports of a fire. When they got to the scene they saw minor smoke coming from the back of the building.

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Neighbors band together to stop dryer fire

Juneau Empire
February 22, 2018
 

Houston grabbed her fire extinguisher, yelling to her daughter and her daughter's boyfriend for help. She entered the smoke-filled room and aimed her extinguisher at the dryer, but the extinguisher didn't work. She thought quickly, calling 911 and running outside to ask for help from her neighbors as her ...

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Here's what caused the residential fire in Merced Thursday afternoon

Merced Sun-Star
February 22, 2018
 

A clothes dryer likely caused a fire inside a garage wall of a single family home Thursday in Merced, officials said. A family was drying clothes in the appliance before 5 p.m. Thursday when one of the four occupants inside the home on Stevens Court noticed smoke emanating from the area, Merced Fire ...

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2 dogs, 2 cats critical after Exeter dryer fire

Seacoastonline.com
February 20, 2018
 

EXETER -- Four pets were transported to a local animal hospital in critical condition after a dryer fire caused a home to fill with smoke Wednesday. The Exeter Fire Department responded to 42 Donna Drive just before 2:45 p.m. when the homeowner reported they found the residence filled with smoke, ...

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Fire destroys house near Heyworth; dryer likely cause

Bloomington Pantagraph
February 20, 2018
 

Fire destroys house near Heyworth; dryer likely cause ... HEYWORTH — A dryer malfunction is suspected as the cause of a fire that destroyed a home Monday evening on Heyworth's north side, but no one ... "We believe it's a dryer fire," Richards said, noting the official cause remains under investigation.

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Dryer Fire Leads To Form Evacuation

LEX18 Lexington KY News
February 20, 2018
 

LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) UK sent out an alert about a reported fire at the Woodland Glen IV dorm at UK. The fire chief confirmed that this was a dryer fire in the common area. The clothes were removed from the dryer and the fire was put out. They are getting smoke out of the building and then everyone will ...

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Dryer fire at Wallingford laundromat closes street, businesses ...

Meriden Record-Journal
February 20, 2018
 

The Wallingford Fire Department responded to Wallingford Laundromat, 148 Center St., when a dryer caught fire on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2018. | Bailey Wright, Record-Journal. The Wallingford Fire Department responded to Wallingford Laundromat, 148 Center St., when a dryer caught fire on ...

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Two people taken to hospital after fire

Jersey Evening Post
February 20, 2018
 

In a statement, the Jersey Fire and Rescue Service said: 'Upon arrival at the incident, smoke could be seen issuing from the flat window and the communal hallway serving four other flats. 'It was quickly established that the fire was in a first floor flat and the power to the tumble dryer had been turned off by ...

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Clogged dryer vent leads to Vernon Hills fire

Chicago Daily Herald
February 13, 2018
 

No one was hurt, but a home was left uninhabitable when an overstuffed vent at the end of a clothes dryer caused a fire on Monday in Vernon Hills. The fire began about 2:45 p.m. on the 200 block of Autumn Lane, according to a report from Countryside Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Tony DeRose.

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Family of 4 displaced after dryer sparks fire

Eagle-Tribune
February 13, 2018
 

SANDOWN — A family of four was displaced from their home after lint in a basement dryer caught fire Monday afternoon, according to firefighters. Chief Bill Tapley said firefighters were dispatched to 33 Trues Parkway about 2:30 p.m., when the homeowner called 911. The woman and her two young ...

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Fire starts in a dryer, causes significant damage at Modesto mobile ...

Modesto Bee
February 13, 2018
 

A dryer caught fire Saturday afternoon in a mobile home on Coffee Road in north Modesto, causing significant damage to the structure. Crews from the Modesto Fire and Stanislaus Consolidated Fire departments responded to the call just after 2 p.m. at Silverwood Mobile Home Park and found flames and ...

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