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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.

Wyckoff home fire quickly extinguished

NorthJersey.com
July 19, 2018
 

Firefighters responded to a Wyckoff fire on Saturday. "The fire was contained to the [clothes] dryer," Wyckoff Fire Chief Tim Brock said on the ...

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Kingston Springs daycare closes 'for a few days at minimum ...

The Tennessean
July 19, 2018
 

The Facebook post states that the initial investigation indicates that a clothes dryer could have caused the fire, though it is not clear if the ...

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Dryer fire displaces guests at Bear Claw II condos in Steamboat

Steamboat Pilot and Today
July 19, 2018
 

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called at about 11:45 p.m. to the 65-unit Bear Claw II condominiums, where a dryer had ...

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Fire confined to dryer at Christie's pub

Times Colonist
July 19, 2018
 

The staff member smelled smoke and found the dryer on fire in an upstairs part of the Fort Street pub, said general manager Brock Carbery.

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Firefighters respond to dryer fire

Albert Lea Tribune
July 19, 2018
 

The Albert Lea Fire Department responded to a dryer fire at the laundromat on Hendrickson Road Monday night. Sarah Kocher/Albert Lea ...

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Smoky dryer fire causes concerns in downtown highrise

Ottawa Citizen
July 09, 2018
 

A fire in a Laurier Avenue apartment building turned out to be less serious than first thought after a clothes dryer caught fire, sending heavy ...

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Official: Dryer to blame for Ripon fire

Fox11online.com
July 09, 2018
 

RIPON (WLUK) -- Firefighters said a dryer is responsible for a fire Sunday evening ... Crews said the fire destroyed a home on County Road E.

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Motel dryer fire shuts down traffic

KAKE
July 09, 2018
 

Wichita Fire Fighters had to shut down traffic in the 1200 block of North Broadway ... Firefighters say a dryer with towels inside had caught fire.

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Firefighters fight afternoon dryer fire on Heritage Court

Cheektowaga Chronicle
July 09, 2018
 

CHEEKTOWAGA – Several fire departments assisted U-Crest firefighters at the scene of a dryer fire at 19 Heritage Court Thursday afternoon.

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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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