- Clothes dryers accounted for the largest share of appliance and tool fires between 1994 - 1998
- There were 14,300 clothes dryer fires in U.S. homes in 1998, resulting in 19 deaths, 312 injuries and $67.7 million in direct property damage.
- Turn the dryer off when leaving the home.
- Dryers must be vented to the outside ONLY.
- Clean the lint tray frequently.