Tuesday, June 18

No One Injured in Commercial Fire in Asheboro

ASHEBORO N.C. – The Asheboro Fire & Rescue Department says no one was injured in a commercial structure fire in Asheboro yesterday morning.

According to a press release, at 08:35 a.m. fire crews were dispatched to 2520 N Fayetteville St in Asheboro for a report of a comercial structure fire.

The first unit arrived on scene just three minutes after being dispatched at 08:38 a.m. and reported finding a single-story commercial metal building with heavy smoke showing.

Ten crews with a total of twenty-two fire personnel were able to get the fire under control by 09:01 a.m.

Asheboro Police Department, Randolph County Emergency Services, and Duke Energy were all on scene providing assistance, and Westside Fire Department sent a fire crew to Station 1 to fill in until units cleared the scene.

No injuries were reported. The extent of the damage is unknown currently; however, the cause of the incident was determined to be accidental.