Leading Cause of Home Fires: Dryer Vents

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are an average each year of 15,970 home structure fires involving a clothes dryer or washing machine. The vast majority of these fires (92%) involved clothes dryers. These fires caused annual averages of 13 deaths, 444 injuries, and $238 million in direct property damage. One-third (32 […]