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No Injuries After Fire At Asheboro Furniture Plant

Firefighters with the Asheboro Fire Department on the scene of a fire at a local Furniture plant.  (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)
Firefighters with the Asheboro Fire Department on the scene of a fire at a local Furniture plant on May 26th 2022.. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)

ASHEBORO N.C. – Early this afternoon firefighters with the Asheboro Fire Department responded to a report of a pile of sawdust on fire at a local Furniture plant.

According to Samantha East, Public Information Officer with the Asheboro Fire Department, at 11:46 am, crews were dispatched to a commercial fire at Jackson Furniture, located at 136 E Dorsett Ave. Crews arrived on scene to find sawdust on fire and were able to quickly extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported and firefighters cleared the scene at 12:55 pm.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.