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Home Dryer Vent Safety

Home Dryer Vent Safety

According to FEMA:

  •  2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss.
  • The cause of many of these home clothes dryer fires is failure to clean the dryer (34 percent).
  • More home clothes dryer fires occur in the fall and winter months, peaking in January.