How to Prevent Dryer Fires

How to Prevent Dryer Fires

4 simple tips from Consumer Reports' experts to minimize risks

By Kimberly JanewayUpdated April 21, 2020


Every year, firefighters across the country respond to around 13,820 home fires caused by clothes dryers, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

About 27 percent of these fires is caused by an accumulation of lint, which means that not cleaning out your dryer vent can set you up for a dangerous situation that’s far more serious than the drop in performance caused by constricting a dryer’s ductwork.


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