YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. – Crews battled a fire at a business in Yadkin County early Tuesday morning.
Crews responded to Johnson’s Modern Electric at 6629 Old Highway 421 in East Bend around 5:05 a.m.
According to Forbush Fire Department Deputy Chief Dale Couch, the accidental fire was caused by a commercial heating device that was too close to combustible materials.
Couch said a pallet of electrical components in cardboard ignited in the warehouse which produced heavy smoke.
Crews had the fire under control in 25 minutes.
The business was back in operation at 9 a.m.
Damage was estimated at $5,000.