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Washing and drying laundry may very likely be a part of your everyday routine. A familiar fixture in the laundry room could be a real fire hazard, even if you’re using it properly. Clothes dryer fires are one of the most common causes of house fires. According to Consumer Reports, each year over 15,000 fires start in the laundry room when lint from clothes dryers build up and catch fire.
A few simple safety tips you can help prevent a clothes dryer fire:
For more clothes dryer safety tips, visit http://www.portlandonline.com/fire/index.cfm?c=51470.
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March 24, 2011