Important Info:

Poor maintenance of the average household dryer, and lack of annual cleaning to remove lint blockage within the duct and lint trap could possibly be the fastest way to have the neighborhood fire department at your doorstep. The" hidden dangers" that lurks within your dryer and dryer duct is usually an invisible event until smoke and flames appear, then it's too late! Just ask anyone you know who has had a dryer fire happen to them and they will tell you how frightening and expensive their experience was, but even more frightening to them was the fact that they had no clue their dryer was giving hints and warning signs of catching fire.
The Consumer Products Safety Commission shows that there are an estimated annual 15,500 fires, 10 deaths, and 310 injuries associated with clothes dryers.  More