Firefighters douse fire at Dorchester Road laundromat

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Firefighters responded to a fire at a Dorchester Road laundromat Tuesday morning.

The fire is out at the laundromat, which is located next to a Food Lion grocery store. It took firefighters only a few minutes to extinguish the flames.

The fire started around 8 a.m. and several fire trucks responded.

The fire started with clothes inside a dryer. Only one dryer was  damaged, but there was a lot of water damage from fire sprinklers.

Crews are mopping up the water now and the laundromat is expected to re-open later Tuesday or Wednesday morning.

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