Industrial dryer catches fire at Lexington apparel company

Posted at 5:13 AM, Jul 24, 2019

LEXINGTON (LEX 18) — An industrial dryer caught fire overnight at a Lexington T-shirt printing company, officials said.

It broke out just before 1:30 a.m. at a business in the 300 block of United Court, which is near the intersection of Athens Boonesboro Road and Interstate Highway 75.

Officials say overnight workers at Vivid Print Apparel were present at the time of the blaze but no one was injured.

Authorities tell LEX 18 that the fire was contained to the dryer and damage to the building was minimal.