Clothes dryer warning issued after Albion Park Rail blaze sparks evacuation

Natalie Croxon
Updated November 29 2023 - 6:27pm, first published 4:52pm
A dryer destroyed in an Albion Park Rail fire, and right, damage to the room. Pictures supplied
A dryer destroyed in an Albion Park Rail fire, and right, damage to the room. Pictures supplied

A fire that forced the evacuation of eight retirement village residents has prompted a warning about cleaning out the lint filters in dryers, especially as wet weather continues.

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Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

Journalist

Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, mostly covering social affairs. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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