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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.

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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Two Sun Prairie police officers help save residents from fire

WMTV
November 15, 2019
 

Fire crews say a dryer started on fire at a home in the 900 block of Chandler Lane Tuesday night. Initial reports showed someone was still in the ...

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UPDATE- Dryer Fire in Orrington Monday night

WABI
November 07, 2019
 

ORRINGTON, Maine (WABI) - An early call to 911, working smoke detectors and hours of training are credited for a quick stop to an Orrington ...

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Investigators believe dryer was cause of fatal Vermont home fire

Boston.com
November 04, 2019
 

NORTH HERO, Vt. (AP) — Vermont investigators believe a house fire that led to the death of two young brothers was accidental, caused by an ...

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Vernon apartment building damaged after dryer fire

WCAX
October 31, 2019
 

Vernon apartment building damaged after dryer fire ... building in Vernon is damaged by smoke and heat after another dryer fire in Vermont.

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North Hero fire was caused by clothes dryer issue - here are some ...

BurlingtonFreePress.com
October 31, 2019
 

An hour before a North Hero blaze claimed the lives of two young boys, the electric clothes dryer in the house had been running. Fire ...

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Fairfield dryer fire sends one to hospital

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
October 31, 2019
 

FAIRFIELD — A fire in a clothes dryer Tuesday afternoon sent a Gagnon Road resident to the hospital. Firefighters from Fairfield, Oakland, ...

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Clothes dryer catches fire

KPCnews.com
October 31, 2019
 

Firefighters quickly extinguished and the clothes dryer was removed from the home, Fire Chief Mike VanZile said. There was no extension ...

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House fire shows 'just emptying the lint screen is not enough for dryers'

Bellingham Herald
October 31, 2019
 

Firefighters kept a blaze from destroying a house south of Bellingham Saturday afternoon, but the fire serves as a reminder of the importance of ...

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Firefighters: “I've Never Seen a Spontaneous Combustion Fire Like ...

wnep.com
October 31, 2019
 

The fire started in an apartment above the restaurant. ... cleaning chemical on them were taken out of the dryer and piled into a laundry basket.

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Fire investigators: Lint in clothes dryer caused Country Smoke ...

Thecountypress
October 15, 2019
 

ALMONT TWP. — A gas clothes dryer is being blamed for a fire that gutted the County Smoke House on Oct. 4. “This fire by no means appears ...

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Investigators looking for cause of Medical District fire

wreg.com
October 15, 2019
 

Initial information indicated that they may be focusing on a dryer as the cause of the fire, but so far investigators haven't released any official ...

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Family escapes home destroyed by fire in southwest Bexar County

mySanAntonio.com
October 11, 2019
 

Family escapes home destroyed by fire in southwest Bexar County ... after a dryer caught fire, said Monica Ramos, a spokeswoman with Bexar ...

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Officials called to dryer fire at Kruger

newschannel20.com
October 09, 2019
 

LINCOLN, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Logan County Sheriff's Office and firefighters are on scene of a dryer fire at Kruger elevator, north of Lincoln on ...

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Fire forces family to evacuate Mason home

WILX-TV
October 08, 2019
 

MASON, MI (WILX) -- The Mason Fire Department is investigating a weekend ... The fire was contained to a dryer but the house sustained minor ...

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Wareham Firefighters knock down dryer fire at single-family home

Wicked Local
October 03, 2019
 

WAREHAM – Wareham Firefighters knocked down a dryer fire today at 100 Blackmore Pond Road, a single-story home with attached garage, ...

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Woman, four pets escape from house fire in Janesville, firefighters say

Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
October 03, 2019
 

Woman, four pets escape from house fire in Janesville, firefighters say ... Firefighters found a dryer on fire in the basement of the home, ...

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Dryer fire causes $35000 in damage to Janesville home

WKOW
October 02, 2019
 

JANESVILLE (WKOW) — Firefighters say a fire that started in a clothes dryer caused about $35,000 in damage to a home in Janesville.

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Firefighters Respond to Dryer Fire in Goleta

Santa Barbara Edhat
September 30, 2019
 

At 6:53 a.m. crews arrived at 7944 Rio Vista and discovered smoke and fire coming from the garage originating from the dryer. Firefighters ...

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Pets Killed in Boyd County (KY) Dryer Fire

FireEngineering.com
September 30, 2019
 

Two pets were killed in a house fire sparked by a dryer fire, reports WSAZ 3. Officials say they were able to contain the fire to the dryer area, ...

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Mum raises alarm after tumble dryer fire in Barrow

NW Evening Mail
September 30, 2019
 

A FIRE chief has emphasised the importance of smoke alarms after emergency services were called to a blaze at a house in Barrow.

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Dryer fire causes minor damage to laundromat

Herald-Mail Media
September 24, 2019
 

The Hagerstown Fire Marshal's Office said it is investigating what appears to be an accidental dryer fire that started Monday morning at the ...

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A dryer fire evacuates an apartment complex

HOI ABC
September 23, 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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