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 catches fire in Coronado apartment

fox5sandiego.com
August 21, 2019
 

CORONADO, Calif. -- A small family had to find temporary living arrangements after the dryer in their Coronado apartment caught fire Saturday ...

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Firefighter says lightning may have electrified dryer vent, sparked fire

AccuWeather.com
August 21, 2019
 

Strong thunderstorms hit Dover, New Hampshire Monday afternoon, causing lightning strikes that may have sparked several fires in one apartment complex.

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Yarmouth firefighters quell early morning dryer fire

CapeCod.com News
August 21, 2019
 

Crews advanced a hose line into the basement to find the dryer on fire. The fire was quickly extinguished. Crews were on scene for 2 1/2 hours ...

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Fire crews respond to dryer fire Friday morning

Local 5 - weareiowa.com
August 21, 2019
 

DES MOINES — The Des Moines Fire Department responded to a house fire Friday morning in the 2400 block of southwest 9th street.

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Man rescued from a second-story apartment unit in midst of dryer fire

WeAreGreenBay.com
August 14, 2019
 

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – An apartment tenant in Fond Du Lac was rescued after his building's dryer started on fire. The incident happened at 3:34 ...

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HN VIDEO: Early morning fire contained to dryer in basement of ...

hyannisnews.com
August 14, 2019
 

WEST YARMOUTH – Occupants of a duplex needed to evacuate as firefighters responded to reports of fire on Wallis Drive early this morning.

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Dryer sparks small fire in south Willits home

The Mendocino Voice
August 14, 2019
 

The fire was determined to have started at an electric clothes dryer, and appears to have spread into the wall. Firefighters stayed for sometime, ...

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State Fire Marshall Investigating Hibbing Laundry Fire

WDIO
August 14, 2019
 

The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a dryer fire at a Hibbing ... to the fire at the Clean Again Laundry around 11:45 Monday morning.

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Dryer fire hits Mattapoisett Laundromat

Sippican Week (press release)
August 14, 2019
 

A firefighter braves the heavy smoke inside the Mattapoisett Laundromat. Photo courtesy of Mattapoisett Fire Rescue Facebook page.

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Yantic FD: Norwich dry cleaner closed following dryer fire

Norwich Bulletin
August 14, 2019
 

Yantic FD: Norwich dry cleaner closed following dryer fire .... started to extend outside of the machine, Yantic Fire Chief Frank Blanchard said.

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Dryer catches on fire in garage of Lehigh Acres home

NBC2 News
July 09, 2019
 

The homeowners were home at the time the fire began, although firefighters initially said nobody was home. No injuries have been reported at ...

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Photo: Crews battle dryer fire in Lewiston

Lewiston Sun Journal
July 09, 2019
 

Firefighters from Lewiston and Auburn respond to a dryer fire on the third floor of an apartment building on Oxford Street in Lewiston on Friday ...

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Spokane Family Issues Warning After House Catches Fire

KHQ Right Now
July 09, 2019
 

Paul and Lily believe the fire started with the dryer "We just changed our dryer lint not too long ago. We always changed out the tray. I didn't ...

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Dryer fire shuts down Florence laundromat

GazetteNET
July 09, 2019
 

NORTHAMPTON — A dryer fire emptied out a laundromat in Florence Thursday afternoon. The Northampton Fire Department received a call ...

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Dryer fire causes $10000 in damage at DeKalb apartment

DeKalb Daily Chronicle
November 14, 2018
 

No one was injured as a result of a dryer fire that caused approximately $10,000 woth a damage at a DeKalb apartment on Friday. According to ...

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Fire reportedly started in dryer at Fort Myers apartment complex ...

The News-Press
November 14, 2018
 

A small dog died Tuesday in a fire at a Fort Myers apartment complex. Authorities said the fire began in a dryer in a first floor apartment shortly ...

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Monrovia house fire ruled accidental, likely began in dryer

Frederick News Post
November 09, 2018
 

Fire officials believe a fire that left one man injured and displaced a family ... on Wednesday started accidentally, likely in a dryer in the house.

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Dryer fire displaces two families in East Syracuse

CNYcentral.com
November 09, 2018
 

They located a dryer fire that had minor extension into the ceiling. The crew extinguished the fire and performed minor overhaul to make sure ...

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Apparent Dryer Fire Damages Brewster Home

Cape Cod Today
November 08, 2018
 

While responding units received information reporting a fire in a dryer with extension to the basement of the dwelling. Due to the proximity of the ...

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2-Alarm House Fire In Kings Park Starts In Dryer

Patch.com
November 08, 2018
 

SPRINGFIELD, VA—Fairfax County Fire and Rescue say the two-alarm house fire in the Kings Park area Tuesday morning originated in a dryer ...

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Dryer fire at Lompoc homeless shelter quickly extinguished

Lompoc Record
November 08, 2018
 

The fire was contained to the dryer, according to county Fire Capt. Dave Zaniboni. The cause of the fire was determined to be a clogged dryer ...

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Family warn of dangers leaving clothes in tumble dryer after house ...

Newark Advertiser
November 08, 2018
 

A family are warning of the dangers of leaving clothes in a tumble dryer after their house caught fire and left them homeless. Donna Broadley, of ...

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Blockage in dryer vent likely caused Manchester apartment building ...

The Union Leader
October 30, 2018
 

The fire apparently started in a commercial stacked dryer, which firefighters removed after extinguishing the flames in the building's laundry ...

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Laundry in dryer catches fire

My Citizens News
October 30, 2018
 

Weaver said the fire started in one of the dryers. He said someone put items, including pillows, into the dryer that were supposed to be dried on ...

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Dryer fire forces evacuation at Silver Street condos

Manchester Ink Link (press release) (blog)
October 30, 2018
 

Firefighters discovered a fire in a commercial stacked dryer, which activated the sprinkler system. Firefighters finished extinguishing the fire and ...

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Dryer fire causes damage to Dennis home

Cape Cod Times
October 30, 2018
 

SOUTH DENNIS — No one was injured in fire that started in a clothing dryer and spread to the walls of a South Dennis home Monday morning, ...

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Firefighters respond to dryer fire at Crothall Laundry

Republican Eagle
October 30, 2018
 

A fire in a dryer at Crothall Laundry Services brought out a full complement of Red Wing Fire Department engines and ambulances Friday after ...

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Police & Fire: Fatal crash, house fire

Battle Creek Enquirer
October 26, 2018
 

Battle Creek firefighters were called at 6:21 p.m. and said the fire began in a clothes dryer at the rear of the house. A woman who had a ...

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Dryer fire fills jail laundry and kitchen with smoke

Leader Publications
October 25, 2018
 

He said firefighters removed the material that was burning in the dryer and finished putting out the fire with a water extinguisher.

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Dryer blamed for Battle Creek fire; 1 rescued

WOODTV.com
October 25, 2018
 

Crews quickly squelched the fire with water, clearing the scene after about an hour. Investigators say the clothes dryer in a laundry room at the ...

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Dryer Catches Fire At Amityville Laundromat

Patch.com
October 25, 2018
 

AMITYVILLE, NY - A fire broke out at an Amityville laundromat on Tuesday night, according to the Amityville Fire Department. On Tuesday ...

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Woman, three children escape harm in fire

Rome Sentinel
October 24, 2018
 

A woman and three children escaped uninjured after a dryer fire on West Bloomfield Street Monday afternoon. Deputy Fire Chief David L.

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Dryer fire displaces resident at West Carrollton apartment building

WHIO
October 24, 2018
 

WEST CARROLLTON — UPDATE @ 3:50 a.m: One resident was displaced after a dryer fire occurred at their West Carrollton apartment ...

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Dryer fire causes $90000 damage to Aurora home

Chicago Tribune
October 22, 2018
 

Residents were home when the fire started and noticed smoke in the basement coming from the laundry room, according to the release.

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Dryer fire extinguished

South Whidbey Record
October 22, 2018
 

A swift response by South Whidbey firefighters saved a structure after a dryer caught fire Monday afternoon. South Whidbey Fire/EMS ...

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Dryer Catches Fire At Amityville Laundromat

Patch.com
October 22, 2018
 

1st due engine 1-1-4 stretched a line and advanced into the store to find fire inside of a dryer which was extending up the wall. Ladder 1-1-5 ...

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