Tumble dryer fires can occur at any time of the year, but there is no doubt that the colder, damper whether means we rely on them a little more in the winter time and this can sometimes mean we see an increase in the number of incidents we attend involving dryer machines.
In just a 24 hour period from the 9th to 10th December Lancashire firefighters attended three separate incidents involving domestic tumble dryers. Thankfully, no one was injured and the incidents were dealt with swiftly, however it does mean we want to raise a bit more awareness about tumble dryer safety. So we’ve pulled together a few top tips to help keep your machine in good working order and reduce the risk of fire. You can download the leaflet here.