Dublin Fire Brigade have issued an important warning after a blaze in the capital was caused by a household appliance yesterday.
What was it?
It was a tumble dryer and many of us have one in our homes.
They reported the incident on their Twitter page, warning the public of the matter.
With the weather changing, time to clean the lint filters & check water tanks on tumble dryers? D Watch attended this dryer fire overnight pic.twitter.com/oaFRe57ZlQ
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) October 1, 2017
The clogged dryer caught fire in the resident's home when they were sleeping in the early hours of Sunday morning.
So the message is clear: make sure to clean your lint filters and check your water tanks on tumble dryers on a regular basis.
So if you, or anyone you know has a tumble dryer, make sure to tag them below!
header image: DubFireBrigade/Twitter