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Anatomy of an Electric Dryer Fire

Examination of abandoned dryer reveals recipe for disaster when lint buildup, burned up conductors, and twist-on wire connector holding it all together are discovered.

There I was driving along a side road when I saw this hunk of scrap metal out at the curb. We all know that these days free metal, especially when organized, is a good way to pick up some extra cash. So I stopped and tossed this well-used electric dryer into the back of my pick-up and continued on my way home.

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