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Smoldering lint evacuates Durham laundromat

Posted December 20, 2018 5:23 a.m. EST

A Durham laundromat was evacuated after a fire scare early Thursday.

Investigators said lint in a large steam iron started smoldering at the Angelica Corp. on Anson Street.

More than a dozen employees working inside were evacuated as a precaution.

The company provides linen services for hospitals, care facilities and other businesses, according to their website.

No one was injured.