A fire that caused smoke damage to a building on School Street in Watertown started in a dryer at the business, fire officials said.
The Watertown Fire Department responded, and discovered a fire in DMB Linens. Firefighters extinguished the fire and limited the fire damage to a pair of commercial dryers. Smoke damage, however, extended through the entire building, according to a report from the Watertown Fire Department.
The Fire Department determined the fire was accidental and started in a dryer that was neither operating nor plugged in. However, lint had built up in the machine and it ignited, according to the report
There were no injuries in the fire.