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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 fire causes $4,500 damage at Outagamie County Government Center

The Post-Crescent
January 20, 2020
 

Dryer fire causes $4,500 damage at Outagamie County Government Center A dryer fire at the Outagamie County Government Center

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Oil-soaked rags spark dryer fire in Appleton; serves as important reminder

CBS 58
January 20, 2020
 

Oil-soaked rags are to blame for a dryer fire at the Outagamie County Administration Building Saturday, Jan. 11. The Appleton Fire Department says the incident is an example

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Wallingford firefighters extinguish laundromat fire before it spreads

Record-Journal
January 20, 2020
 

Fire crews at the scene of a dryer fire at Yalesville Laundry Center, 412 Main St., Wallingford on Jan. 14, 2020 (Lauren Sellew | Record-Journal) Fire crews at the scene of a dryer fire at Yalesville

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Clothes Dryer Fire Taken Down Quickly at Dave and Busters in Willowbrook Mall

TAPinto
January 20, 2020
 

On Jan. 8 at 12:36 p.m. Wayne Fire Companies 1 & 2 were dispatched to a fire alarm at Dave & Busters in the Willowbrook Mall. "The first arriving unit discovered a burning odor and

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Students sent home early as tumble dryer fire sees school evacuated

Express & Star
January 20, 2020
 

Hundreds of pupils were evacuated and sent home early after a fire at a school in Willenhall. Willenhall E-ACT academy has around 800 students Staff and students at Willenhall E-Act Academy cleared

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Dryer fire at Hayes & Ashbury laundromat shuts down street, reroutes buses

Hoodline
January 08, 2020
 

A one-alarm fire broke out on Monday afternoon at Suds Wash & Dry laundromat, located at 1907 Hayes St. (and Ashbury)

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Dryer fire forces Winnebago family out of home

WTVO
January 08, 2020
 

A family is unhurt after a dryer fire forced them to vacate their home Saturday night. It happened around 9pm on Retta Court. Investigators say the dryer caught fire in the ..

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Dryer believed to be source of deadly fire in Ellabell

wsav
January 08, 2020
 

Investigators believe a dryer vent clogged with lint caused a fatal fire on Monday in Ellabell.

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Fire marshal: Man likely saved laundromat from dryer fire

WFMZ-TV
January 02, 2020
 

A man may have saved a laundromat from major damage after a fire broke out inside of a dryer. The

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Christmas Morning Fire Evacuates Plainfield Townhome

Patch
January 02, 2020
 

Firefighters responded to an early morning fire on Christmas Day in Plainfield

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Dryer fire breaks out in East Moline laundromat

Quad-City Times
January 02, 2020
 

Firefighters appeared at Neighborhood Laundromat (320 19th St.) after a dryer fire broke out Saturday morning. No one was hurt. The cause of the fire was not clear, though eyewitnesses

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Several apartments damaged by sprinklers after dryer fire at downtown Boise apartment building

KTVB
January 02, 2020
 

A sprinkler system in the Fowler apartments in downtown Boise was triggered early Friday morning by a dryer fire, according to Boise Fire Department officials. The fire occurred shortly

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Dryer fire extinguished at Sunset Cleaners

Piqua Daily Call
January 02, 2020
 

Troy firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a clothes dryer at Sunset Cleaners on Elm Street on

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Lynn firefighters knock down dryer fire

The Daily Item
December 20, 2019
 

Shortly after 9 a.m., Lynn firefighters responded to a dryer fire at 11 Keslar Ave., a single-family home near the Lynn/Saugus…

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Beaver Dam Police Beat: Dec. 11 and 12, 2019 - Fire

WiscNews
December 20, 2019
 

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, police received a report of a dryer fire at Laundry Connection, 832 Park Ave. The fire was

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SJRFD Crews Battle Dryer Fire in West End Home

VOCM News
December 20, 2019
 

Residents of a home on Bartlett Place have been displaced after a dryer fire last night. St. John’s Regional fire crews were called to a reported fire at the west-end home shortly after 11:30 p.m..

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East Kingston Fire Department responds to dryer fire

WMUR9
December 20, 2019
 

Concerns over gusting winds Sunday forced fire crews in East Kingston to call in more crews to respond to a suspected dryer

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Fire crews put out dryer fire at Roanoke laundry mat

WDBJ
December 09, 2019
 

Fire crews put out a dryer fire at a Roanoke laundry mat Wednesday. When firefighters arrived at the Williamson Road Coin Laundry on the 4200 block of Williamson Road, clothes

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Firefighters say dryer fire damages 3 homes in north Springfield

KY3
December 09, 2019
 

Firefighters say a fire inside a dryer caused serious damage to three homes in north Springfield. Firefighters responded to the fire around 12:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of West

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A pair of jeans spark a dryer fire at a Kasson laundromat

KTTC
December 02, 2019
 

First responders were called to The Coin Laundry in Kasson Saturday night, after one of the dryers

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Madison fire: 3 people displaced after dryer fire

WMTV
December 02, 2019
 

Three people were temporarily without a home Saturday afternoon after a dryer fire broke out in a laundry room on

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Dog saved from frozen pond in North Side park; dryer fire displaces 3 on Far East Side

Madison.com
November 27, 2019
 

Madison firefighters rescued a dog from freezing water Saturday, after it fell through ice on a pond in Warner Dog Park. Two .

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Too much dryer lint caused Kunia house fire

KHON2
November 27, 2019
 

A house fire in Kunia Monday afternoon was a dryer fire caused by too much lint. The Honolulu Fire Department responded at

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Dryer Fire on Ridgedale Avenue in Florham Park

TAPinto
November 22, 2019
 

There is Fire Department activity at 28 Ridgedale Avenue in Florham Park. The Fire Chief is on the scene

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Dryer fire under investigation at Schodack truck stop

WTEN
November 22, 2019
 

Fire crews are investigating a fire that broke out early Friday morning at the Pilot Travel Center

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Dorm dryer fire requires student evacuation

Herald-Citizen
November 22, 2019
 

A dryer caught fire Tuesday evening in Tennessee Tech's New Hall South.While no injuries were reported, water damage from the fire caused 120 students to stay in New Hall North while repairs were

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Six treated by ambulance crew after tumble dryer fire in Wiveliscombe

Somerset County Gazette
November 22, 2019
 

SIX people were treated for the effects of smoke inhalation after a tumble dryer fire. The incident unfolded at a property in Wiveliscombe at around 1.30am this morning (November 19). "Fire engines

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Clogged dryer vent blamed for mobile home fire

The Durango Herald
November 22, 2019
 

A mobile home fire that displaced a family Sunday night northeast of Elmore's Corner originated in a dryer vent, said Karola Hanks, fire marshal

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Dryer fire causes evacuation of daycare in Regina home

Regina Leader-Post
November 21, 2019
 

For Lisa Stretten, what began as a regular day of looking after the children in her home-based daycare quickly became a test

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Kingsport Fire Department responds to dryer fire at Dobyns-Bennett

Kingsport Times
November 21, 2019
 

The Kingsport Fire Department was on the scene of a dryer fire this morning at Dobyns-Bennett High School. At

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Seven displaced after dryer sparks house fire, causes damage in Clemmons

WXII12
November 19, 2019
 

INVESTIGATORS SAY A CLOTHES DRYER CAUSED A FIRE AT A HOUSE IN CLEMMONS JUST

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Dryer Causes Apartment Fire In Wheaton: Fire Department

patch.com
November 19, 2019
 

Fire officials say a faulty dryer may have been to blame for a blaze that broke out in a Wheaton apartment

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Family loses everything, finds faith through house fire

WBIR.com
November 18, 2019
 

The soon-to-be family of five lost everything in a fire started by their dryer. The fire marshal determined the lint in the bottom of the dryer is what ...

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Assisted-living residents sent to MITS buses after dryer fire

Muncie Star Press
November 18, 2019
 

MUNCIE, Ind. – MITS buses were sent to an assisted living facility south of Muncie on Saturday after a dryer fire broke out in the building's ...

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Dryer Fire on Ridgedale Avenue in Florham Park

TAPinto.net
November 18, 2019
 

MADISON, NJ - Chabad of SE Morris County, located in Madison will once again be providing free Thanksgiving dinners to individuals in ...

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TFD responds to laundry room fire at senior living facility

KGUN
November 18, 2019
 

TFD responds to laundry room fire at senior living facility ... Firefighters were able to extinguish a dryer fire and were able to contain it to the ...

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Dryer fire under investigation at Schodack truck stop

NEWS10 ABC
November 15, 2019
 

SCHODACK, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Fire crews are investigating a fire that broke out early Friday morning at the Pilot Travel Center on route 9 in the ...

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Seven displaced after dryer sparks house fire, causes damage in ...

WXII The Triad
November 15, 2019
 

Seven people have been displaced after a house fire in Clemmons. Forsyth County firefighters responded to the 5800 block of Sunny Ridge ...

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Vernon apartment building damaged after dryer fire

WCAX
November 15, 2019
 

Police say a man heard a popping sound, smelled smoke and then saw a fire on top of the electric dryer. He tried to find a fire extinguisher and ...

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Dorm dryer fire requires student evacuation

Cookeville Herald Citizen
November 15, 2019
 

A dryer caught fire Tuesday evening in Tennessee Tech's New Hall South. While no injuries were reported, water damage from the fire caused ...

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