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Penticton Dryer Fire - Have Your Dryer Vents Cleaned

A Penticton mother and daughter had a bit of a scare late Monday night after a fire started in the dryer at their home.

The fire broke out in the laundry room at the carriage home on Green Avenue East just before midnight, setting off the smoke alarm.

"It was scary," said Rebecca Brown, who lives in the residence with her 13 year-old-daughter. "I got woken up by the smoke...

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Growing franchise focuses on dryer-vent cleaning

The lint catcher in the average household dryer catches just one-quarter of the lint from each laundry load.
Much of the rest of the lint gets caught in the venting system and in other parts of the dryer, which can cause fire hazards, lead to dryers not functioning properly and costing more to operate.
Kelly Comeau has just begun Island Dryer Vent Wizard, a growing franchise in...

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