On a positive note, the mayor said his misfortune has been a teaching moment for others.
[Read: Dryer Vent Warning Signs: Does Your Dryer Pose a Fire Hazard?]
Is your dryer vent safe? Are you noticing any of the following warning signs?
- Slow dry time
- Dryer shutting off before cycle has ended
- Flapper vent not opening when dryer is on
- Burning smell
- Dusty laundry area
- Wet or damp clothes after cycle has finished