Fire causes nearly $25K in damages at east Charlotte laundromat

Fire causes nearly $25K in damages at east Charlotte laundromat
Caroline Hicks | WBTV
Caroline Hicks | WBTV
Credit: Charlotte Fire Department
Credit: Charlotte Fire Department

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - No one was injured when a laundromat in east Charlotte caught fire Tuesday morning.

The two-alarm fire occurred at Cleaners & Laundry on North Graham Street shortly after midnight. The Charlotte Fire Department tweeted about the incident around 12:40 a.m.

Firefighters said there was heavy smoke when they arrived. It took about 50 firefighters to control the blaze within 24 minutes, crews said.

The fire caused approximately $25,000 in damages, firefighters say.

No one was inside the business when it caught fire. Crews said the fire started behind a clothes dryer.

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