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Clothes dryer catches fire at Paso Robles home

Firefighters in Paso Robles responded to fire in a clothes dryer at a single-family residence Wednesday morning.

At 11:37 a.m., a fire was reported in the 200 block of Oak Meadow Lane in Paso Robles. Firefighters arrived at the scene to find smoke rising from the garage, according to a news release.

Firefighters immediately stretched fire-attack hose lines inside the garage to contain the fire to a clothes dryer. No injuries were reported, and the family was not displaced.

The cause is currently under investigation. A total of 13 firefighters from the Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services, Cal Fire/San Luis Obispo County Fire and Atascadero Fire Department responded to the fire, the release said.

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