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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Clothes Dryer Fire Causes Property Damage in Murrieta Hot Springs Home?

4/18/2023 (Permalink)

A clogged dryer vent is being cleaned with a round brush. We restore fire damage 24 hours a day in Riverside County.

Our local Murrieta team is trained and certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) to restore soot, smoke, and fire damage in Murrieta Hot Springs homes and commercial businesses. We respond to fire damage emergencies every year. Small, contained dryer fires can produce lots of smoke and soot damage to the rest of the home.

The National Fire Protection Association offers these clothes dryer fire statistics:

  • In 2010-2014, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 15,970 home structure fires involving clothes dryers or washing machines each year
  • These fires caused annual averages of 13 civilian deaths, 444 civilian injuries, and $238 million in direct property damage
  • The vast majority of fires (92 percent) involved clothes dryers
  • The leading items first ignited in dryer fires were dust, fiber, or lint (26 percent of the total) and clothing (26 percent), while items first ignited in washing machine fires were part of the appliance itself, including wire or cable insulation (26 percent), appliance housing or casing (24 percent, and drive belt (11percent)

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Appliances can fail and cause damage at any time of the day or night. When your Murrieta Hot Springs home or commercial business has a fire damage emergency, our local Murrieta team can help. We’ll restore your fire damage “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at 951-894-4392.

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