EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. -- A dryer fire caused about $5,000 worth of damage at an East Dubuque residence on Sunday night.

The East Dubuque and Menominee-Dunleith fire departments responded to 19365 Ridge Drive after a fire was reported at 9:35 p.m. Sunday.

A press release states that smoke was coming out the front door when firefighters arrived. They found a fire in the dryer and extinguished it. 

The release states that the fire is considered accidental.

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