Tuesday, May 21

Smoke, No Fire at Hobby Lobby in Asheboro Overnight

ASHEBORO N.C. – Firefighters responded to the Hobby Lobby in Asheboro late last night for a fire alarm and found smoke but no fire.

Late last night between 10 and 11pm, Asheboro Fire and Rescue Deptartment was dispatched to 1422 E Dixie Dr, in Asheboro for a report of a fire alarm.

Crews arrived to find smoke in the building but were not able to locate any fire.

According to information from the department this morning, the source of the smoke was determined to be a compacter motor that had locked up. The extent of the damage is undetermined.