Dryer catches home on fire, sends 1 person to burn unit
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - One person is in critical condition after their dryer caught fire Saturday morning.
The Wichita Fire Department said when crews arrived to the home in the 800 block of North McComas Ave, smoke was showing from the home, they then located an individual in the home and rescued them.
The person was transported to a hospital burn unit in critical condition.
Lint build up caused the fire. The Wichita Fire Department wants to remind those to clean their lint screen after every use and to clean the exhaust vent pipe at least twice a year to avoid fires.
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