Dryer catches fire leading to a porch fire

Updated: 03/16/2014 6:59 PM
Created: 03/16/2014 6:57 PM WHEC.com

It was a scary ordeal for two people Sunday afternoon, when their dryer caught fire and forced them out of their home.

It happened around 3:00pm at a home on Carter Street.

The Rochester Fire Department tells us they were able to put the fire out quickly, and contain it to the enclosed front porch.

Fire officials say a fire alarm alerted the two people who were home, and they were able to get out safely without injury.  

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