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NFPA report - Home fires involving clothes dryers and washing machines
An overview of home structure fires involving clothes dryers and washing machines and includes statistics by factor contributing to ignition, item first ignited and area of origin.
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New report outlines trends in home fires involving clothes dryers and washing machines
In recent years, the annual number of home fires involving clothes dryers and washing machines reported to U.S. fire departments has fluctuated from year to year, after falling in the early 1980s and then leveling off in the 1990s. This is according to a…
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NFPA research fact sheet: Home Fires Involving Clothes Dryers and Washing Machines
Download this fact sheet that includes statistics from NFPA's report on fires started by washer and dryers. In 2010–2014, U.S. municipal fire departments responded to an estimated 15,970 home fires involving clothes dryers or washing machines each year.
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NFPA fire statistics - Home Fires Involving Clothes Dryers and Washing Machines
In 2010-2014, U.S. municipal fire departments responded to an estimated 15,970 home fires involving clothes dryers or washing machines each year.
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NFPA research fact sheet: Home fires involving clothes dryers and washing machines
Download a fact sheet that includes statistics from NFPA's report on home fires that started with washing machines or dryers. Most of these home fires involved clothes dryers.
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Clothes dryer safety tip sheet (Spanish / Español) | NFPA
Download this free safety tip sheet in Spanish to learn how to prevent a clothes dryer fire in your home. Seguridad en el uso del secarropas. ¿Pero alguna vez pensó en lo importante que es el cuidado de la secadora en términos de la seguridad de su vivienda? Con algunos simples consejos de seguridad, puede ayudar a evitar que se produzca un incendio en su secadora
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Safety tip sheets in other languages
NFPA offers free safety tip sheets in other languages, including Spanish, French, Somali, Hmong and more, on a variety of fire and life safety topics. Download, print and share these tip sheets to spread the word about fire safety.
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NFPA 1: A summary of requirements for heating appliances, #FireCodeFridays
The winter is upon us. A major seasonal fire safety issue that impacts those of us in cold weather environments is the use of heating appliances, both in residential and non-residential type applications. The cold winter weather means a more frequent use…
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Cat alerts owner to burning slow cooker while supposed guard dog dozes
As if there were any doubt that cats rule, a rescue named Joey woke his sleeping owners and alerted them to a malfunctioning slow cooker – while the family dog slept.   According to CBC News, the family in the Newfoundland town Portugal Cove-St. Philip's…
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Reports on the US fire problem | NFPA
Every 24 seconds, a fire department in the United States responds to a fire somewhere in the nation. Although the number of fires and fire deaths have decreased significantly since the 1970’s, some statistics are more troubling. We continue to analyze fire data to better understand the fire problem and its trends.
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Safety tip sheets
NFPA offers free safety tip sheets on a variety of fire and life safety topics. Download, print and share these tip sheets to spread the word about fire safety.
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NFPA 70 - NFPA Journal, November/December 2020
Addressing issues around new GFCI requirements in the 2020 NEC
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