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Fire crews say a build up of fluff had collected around the motor of the dryer, which caused it to melt and catch fire.
I have no knowledge of smart meters catching fire, but that is not saying that they do not catch fire either.
AMC just announced the official premiere date for the fourth and final season of "Halt and Catch Fire.
It was unclear what caused the car to catch fire, or if anyone was hurt in the incident.
Both trailers were burned completely, and an adjacent shop building sustained minor scorching but did not catch fire, Kronser said.
He pointed out that during the peak of the summer and with increased temperatures, cars are more likely to catch fire, especially if the vehicles are not well maintained or given to garages where mechanics fix fake spare parts and counterfeit wiring systems.