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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.

Dryer fires a real hazard that can happen at a moment's notice

CBC.ca
December 18, 2017
 

"If I wouldn't have caught it when I did, I'm pretty sure the house would have burned down," the Halifax resident told CBC News about his experience with a dryer fire. Stevens said he was taking a shower one night before bed when he smelled something "funny" and went to investigate. When he got to the ...

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Official gives dryer safety tips following fatal fire

WSBT-TV
December 18, 2017
 

Ellis says sometimes the lint can accumulate and the heat from the dryer can create a fire. He says it's more than just cleaning the filter. "At least once a year take a look at the exhaust hose from the dryer. Take it off the dryer, check it out see if it's clean. Maybe vacuum it out if you can." Not checking that exhaust hose creates ...

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Experts warn families about dryer fires

WNDU-TV
December 18, 2017
 

Investigators say the cause of this fire may be attributed to a clothes dryer. Every year, firefighters respond to nearly 15,000 house fires across the nation, caused by clothes dryers, according to Consumer Reports. Michiana is the latest area to have a victim of a fire, the cause of which, many families and ...

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Dryer fire in UND campus building

WDAY
December 14, 2017
 

Grand Forks-- A fire on the University of North Dakota campus was reported to the Grand Forks Fire Department at 6:28 p.m. on Wednesday. West Hall building at 3530 University Avenue had flames coming up from a dryer in the laundry room, according to reports. Students were being evacuated as crews ...

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UPDATE: House fire starts near clothes dryer

WSAZ-TV
December 14, 2017
 

Pt. Pleasant Fire Chief Jeremy Bryant tells WSAZ the fire was difficult to fight because of heavy wind and neighboring houses. The fire happened in the 1900 block of North Main St. No word on if there are any injuries at this time. First responders from West Virginia and Ohio were at the scene.

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Dryer fire breaks out in Nashua apartment building

WMUR Manchester
December 14, 2017
 

Dryer fire breaks out in Nashua apartment building ... At 4:05 p.m., the Nashua Fire Department was alerted about a fire in an apartment building on Pine Street. Upon arrival, crews saw heavy smoke and were told the fire started in the basement in the laundry room. Advertisement. Crews were able to ...

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Fire starts in dryer

CTV News
December 14, 2017
 

A fire that started in a dryer caused thousands of dollars worth of damage in Saskatoon on Sunday. The Saskatoon Fire Department says the fire started around 1:30 p.m., in a house at 211 Kutz Crescent. All occupants of the house were evacuated. Fire crews entered the house and found a fire in the ...

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Dryer fire displaces family of four and 3 dogs

Milford Mirror
December 14, 2017
 

A dryer fire displaced a family of four with three dogs early this morning in Milford. Fire dispatchers received a 911 call at 6:56 a.m. reporting the incident. Firefighters arrived at the scene and found smoke coming from the lower level garage area of the two-story residence at 65 William St. “A hose line was ...

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Dryer fire causes heavy smoke damage to Littleton home

WMUR Manchester
December 08, 2017
 

Dryer fire causes heavy smoke damage to Littleton home ... The fire was declared under control about 20 minutes after dispatch. The source of the fire was determined to be a dryer in a first-floor bathroom. No one was injured, though the home had heavy smoke and soot damage. The Red Cross is assisting ...

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Home Damaged After Dryer Fire

LEX18 Lexington KY News
December 08, 2017
 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) One person was treated for possible smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a home Thursday afternoon. The fire broke out around 3:45 on Chatsworth Drive, near Eastland Parkway. One person inside the residence was treated at the scene for possible smoke inhalation, but ...

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Crews fight suspected dryer fire at Armstrong plant in Lancaster ...

WGAL Lancaster
December 05, 2017
 

Crews fight suspected dryer fire at Armstrong plant in Lancaster County. Share. 46 Shares ... Crews returned to the scene of an overnight fire at the Armstrong World Industries plant in Marietta, Lancaster County, on Tuesday morning. ... Fire police on the scene tell News 8 the fire may have started in a dryer.

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Dryer fire causes Kailua-Kona condo evacuation

West Hawaii Today
December 04, 2017
 

KAILUA-KONA — A dryer fire in a downtown condo forced evacuation of several residents Sunday morning. Hawaii Fire Department first got the call to Kona Pacific Condominium on Walua Road at 10:56 a.m. Most residents had already self-evacuated when crews arrived on scene. Hawaii Fire Battalion ...

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Crews fight suspected dryer fire at Armstrong plant in Lancaster ...

WGAL Lancaster
December 04, 2017
 

Crews fight suspected dryer fire at Armstrong plant in Lancaster County. Share. Shares ... Crews returned to the scene of an overnight fire at the Armstrong World Industries plant in Marietta, Lancaster County, on Tuesday morning. ... Fire police on the scene tell News 8 the fire may have started in a dryer.

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Dryer Fire Brings Crews To Bristol Street

LevittownNow.com
December 01, 2017
 

Dryer Fire Brings Crews To Bristol Street. Tom Sofield ... Firefighters were dispatched to the 100 block of Buckley Street in Bristol for a heater fire. They arrived to ... Crews found a dryer on fire in the basement of the home, spewing smoke throughout the dwelling, Slack told LevittownNow.com. The fire was ...

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Crews fight suspected dryer fire at Armstrong plant in Lancaster ...

WGAL Lancaster
December 01, 2017
 

Crews fight suspected dryer fire at Armstrong plant in Lancaster County. Share. 42 Shares ... Crews returned to the scene of an overnight fire at the Armstrong World Industries plant in Marietta, Lancaster County, on Tuesday morning. ... Fire police on the scene tell News 8 the fire may have started in a dryer.

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Apartments damaged by dryer fire smoke, sprinklers

Kenosha News
November 29, 2017
 

The total affected was not immediately known as the Red Cross was working with building management directly, Haerter said. At least four apartments were affected by the fire itself or water damage below the apartment where the dryer was located. “This is the second sprinkler-suppressed fire within a ...

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Crews fight suspected dryer fire at Armstrong plant in Lancaster ...

WGAL Lancaster
November 29, 2017
 

Crews fight suspected dryer fire at Armstrong plant in Lancaster County. Share. 29 Shares ... Crews returned to the scene of an overnight fire at the Armstrong World Industries plant in Marietta, Lancaster County, on Tuesday morning. ... Fire police on the scene tell News 8 the fire may have started in a dryer.

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Appleton Fire Dept. warns of dangers of dryer fires

WBAY
November 27, 2017
 

(WBAY) -- The Appleton Fire Department is reminding people to not overload dryers after a dryer fire at a laundromat Wednesday afternoon.

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Dryer may have sparked fire at Antioch home

WKRN.com
November 22, 2017
 

ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) – A dryer is believed to have sparked a fire at an Antioch home early Monday afternoon. It happened around 12:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of Brittany Park Drive. The homeowner said he was drying pillows in the dryer when it caught on fire. He said smoke and flames were coming ...

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Dryer fire tears through Weymouth home

The Patriot Ledger
November 22, 2017
 

WEYMOUTH - A Weymouth Fire Engine just happened to be driving down North Street when it passed a burning home that had caught fire due to excessive dryer lint Tuesday morning. There were no injuries, but the fire department says it expects there to be around $70,000 in damage to the single-family ...

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Suspected dryer fire damages two homes in Middletown

Asbury Park Press
November 22, 2017
 

MIDDLETOWN — A suspected dryer fire damaged two adjacent homes on Saturday when it spread through the crawl space that connected the houses, according to the Middletown Township Fire Department. About 60 firefighters from six companies in Middletown responded before noon to the homes, ...

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Dryer Fire Out, But What's That In The Bedroom?

The Sanatoga Post
November 20, 2017
 

Once volunteers arrived and rushed inside to extinguish a clothes dryer fire, they also discovered a small marijuana growing operation on the ...

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Dryer fire causes heat, smoke damage to Cary home

Northwest Herald
November 20, 2017
 

CARY – The second floor of a Cary home sustained heat and smoke damage after a dryer caught fire Wednesday morning. Cary firefighters ...

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Dryer Causes Home Fire in North Middletown Saturday

Patch.com
November 20, 2017
 

MIDDLETOWN, NJ — An overheated dryer caused this fire Saturday at a home in the North Middletown section of the Township.

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County's prison board addresses jail dryer fire

New Castle News
November 20, 2017
 

Fires in dryers were the topic of discussion at a Lawrence County Prison Board meeting Wednesday. A recent fire at the Lawrence County jail ...

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Dryer may have sparked fire at Antioch home

WKRN.com
November 20, 2017
 

ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) – A dryer is believed to have sparked a fire at an Antioch home early Monday afternoon. It happened around 12:20 ...

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Suspected dryer fire damages two homes in Middletown

Asbury Park Press
November 20, 2017
 

MIDDLETOWN — A suspected dryer fire damaged two adjacent homes on Saturday when it spread through the crawl space that connected the ...

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Dryer fire tears through Weymouth home

The Patriot Ledger
November 08, 2017
 

WEYMOUTH - A Weymouth Fire Engine just happened to be driving down North Street when it passed a burning home that had caught fire due ...

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House fire cause by tumble dryer leaves devastation in Penzance

Cornwall Live
November 06, 2017
 

A spokesman for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: “Penzance, St Just and a whole time officer responded to an incident involving a ...

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Dryer catches fire, burns home

News-Press Now
November 06, 2017
 

Fire fighters remove the burning clothes dryer from a duplex at 3925 Messanie St. Fire inspectors believe the motor over heated causing the fire ...

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Quick-acting residents knock down Stoughton dryer fires

Wicked Local Stoughton
November 03, 2017
 

A pair of dryer fires in the last two days were knocked down by alert residents, according to the Stoughton Fire Department. Both instances (Nov ...

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Fire crews battle dryer fire at Hilmar Cheese Company

KFSN-TV
November 02, 2017
 

An investigation is underway after an early morning fire at the Hilmar Cheese Company. Fire crews were called out just after four this morning ...

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Fire officials: Oct. 25 house fire caused by clothes dryer

Sioux City Journal
November 02, 2017
 

SIOUX CITY | A fire that damaged a home on West Fourth Street last week was started by the heating element of a clothes dryer, according to ...

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Dwight responds to dryer fire at Cargill corn milling plant

Wahpeton Daily News
October 30, 2017
 

Shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 the Dwight Fire Department was on scene to extinguish a dryer fire at the Cargill Corn Plant north of ...

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Dryer fire under investigation

Vernon Morning Star
October 25, 2017
 

“The fire started in the dryer,” said fire chief Ian Cummings Tuesday. “There was extensive damage done to the laundry room and smoke ...

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House fire in Bushey caused by tumble dryer

Watford Observer
October 25, 2017
 

A house fire in Mill Way, Bushey was caused by a tumble dryer. ... Crews from Watford and Garston fire stations attended the emergency at the ...

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House fire traced to clothes dryer

NBC Nebraska
October 24, 2017
 

HALL COUNTY, Neb. (KSNB) - The state fire marshal says a malfunctioning clothes dryer caused a fire which burned one Hall County home to ...

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