Dryer Safety Facts

*2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries,

and $35 million in property loss.

*Failure to clean the dryer (34 percent) is the leading cause of home clothes dryer fires.

*More home clothes dryer fires occur in the fall and winter months, peaking in January.

 

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