Friday, February 15, 2013

Fire strikes Vinton business

Crews battled a blaze at the Aramark Uniform Services building in Vinton on Thursday night.

Roanoke County Fire & Rescue spokeswoman Jennifer Conley Sexton said firefighters arrived shortly before 8 p.m. at the 900 block of South Pollard Street.

The crews found smoke coming from the building, and flames were visible inside.

Sexton said firefighters put out flames that had been contained by the building's sprinkler system. The blaze remained confined to an area near a bin of mop heads, she said.

The fire remains under investigation.

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