Damage contained in Penticton clothes dryer fire

Penticton firefighters were called to a clothes dryer fire at a Green Avenue carriage house Monday, Jan. 23, 2017.
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PENTICTON - Penticton firefighters were able to limit the damage caused by a clothes dryer fire at a home last night.

Penticton Deputy Fire Chief Dave Spalding says the department was dispatched to a carriage house on Green Avenue at 11:55 p.m. yesterday, Jan 23, where a clothes dryer had caught fire.

Spalding says firefighters removed the dryer from the building and vented the unit of smoke.

The residents were able to return to their home a short time after.

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