Clothes Dryer Fire Safety
DID YOU KNOW?
- Each year 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss.
- Failure to clean the dryer (34%) is the leading cause of clothes dryer fires.
- More home clothes dryer fires occur in the Fall and Winter months, peaking in January.
According to FEMA and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
To learn more about Clothes Dryer Fire Safety, click this link https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/clothes_dryers.html