15 Die Annually in Clothes-Dryer Fires
- USFA releases clothes dryer fires in residential buildings report. // Fire Engineering;Apr2007, Vol. 160 Issue 4, p110
The article discusses fires caused by clothes dryers. A report released by the U.S. Fire Administration asserts that between 2002 and 2004 there were over 12,000 fires caused by clothes dryers in the U.S. The report also stated that in residential buildings, most fires were caused by failure to...
- Clothes Dryers. // Consumer Reports Buying Guide;1999, p94
Presents information on the availability and features of clothes dryers as of December 1998.
- RATINGS: Dryers. // Consumer Reports Buying Guide;2001, p244
Presents information on the overall ratings of several brands of clothes dryers in performance order from price to overall score, based on a consumer report in August 2000.
- Dryers. // Consumer Reports Buying Guide;2003, p245
Focuses on ratings assigned to various cloth dryers available in the market. Basis behind ratings of dryers; Features of dryers; Cost of dryers.
- Ratings: Clothes dryers. // Consumer Reports Buying Guide;1999, p118
Evaluates several clothes dryers released in December 1998.
- USFA issues Fires and Exposures report. // Fire Engineering;Nov2007, Vol. 160 Issue 11, p56
The author reports on the report "Fire and Exposures" which was released by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA). Information which is contained in the report include that 49% of source fires occurred in structures, structure source fires have seven times the fire death rate compared to an...
- `Home-cooking' fires decline. // FoodService Director;04/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p26
Discusses the sharp decline in the number of United States fire-related deaths. Factors associated with the decline; Advantages of the public's increasing appetite for food away from home; Comments from analysts of the US Fire Administration.
- Deaths fall by one-third in 'fire safe' New York state. // Fire Safety Engineering;Nov2009, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p8
The article reports on the reduction in fire deaths after the introduction of fire-safe cigarettes in the U.S. Fire Administration. It states that the reduced ignition propensity cigarettes in 2004 which was first adopted by the state of New York showed a 33%decrease in fatalities due to smoking...
- Ratings: Clothes dryers. // Consumer Reports Buying Guide;2000, p114
Evaluates different brands of clothes dryer in the United States.