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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.

A Peoria complex evacuated after a dryer fire

week.com
September 13, 2019
 

An apartment complex in Peoria was evacuated Wednesday night after a fire started in the laundry room. It was about 9:00 p.m. when ...

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Dryer believed to have sparked Sandwich house fire

Cape Cod Times
September 12, 2019
 

SANDWICH — A dryer is believed to be the cause of a two-alarm fire at a residence in East Sandwich, according to the fiire department. At 1:21 ...

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Ted Robbins miracle as voice returns after tumble dryer fire

LancsLive
September 11, 2019
 

Ted, from Crawshawbooth, said his voice 'faded away' soon after inhaling smoke in a dramatic tumble dryer fire at his home in April.

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Augsburg lawsuit blames Roseville dining contractor for $1.3M fire

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
September 04, 2019
 

Augsburg University is suing its dining service vendor over a 2017 fire that reportedly started when an employee placed oily rags in a dryer.

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Dryer fire displaces family, chief offers safety advice

Zanesville Times Recorder
September 03, 2019
 

SOUTH ZANESVILLE - A dryer is to blame for a fire in South Zanesville Wednesday night that displaced a family. According to South Zanesville ...

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Clothes dryer caused fire at Lola's in Nixa

Christian County Headliner News
September 03, 2019
 

Dryer lint caused the fire that burned down a beloved pastry shop and restaurant in Nixa. The Nixa Fire Protection District announced Aug.

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Berkeley fire officials respond to dryer fire in southside

Daily Californian
September 03, 2019
 

Berkeley Fire Department, or BFD, responded to reports of a fire at a building on Warring Street early this morning, according to BFD ...

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Damaging fire in Escambia County blamed on dryer

WEAR
August 22, 2019
 

The U.S. Fire Administration warns homeowners, clothes dryers cause about 2,900 home fires each year, causing $35 million in damages.

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Clothes Dryer May Have Started Fire That Destroyed Gonzalez ...

NorthEscambia.com
August 22, 2019
 

UPDATE: A clothes dryer may be to blame for a fire that destroyed a four-bay detached garage in Gonzalez Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters ...

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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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