Clothes Dryer Fire Safety
Last updated 12/7/2022 at 11:32am
Olympia – In a 2020 report published by the NFPA, clothes dryers caused 4% of home structure fires in 2014 through 2018. Last year in Washington State, there were a reported 352 fires caused by appliances which included clothes dryers. More home clothes dryer fires occur in the fall and winter months and peak in the month for January.
The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds...