GASTONIA, N.C. -- A malfunctioning clothes dryer led to an apartment fire in Gastonia Monday.
Fire crews in Gastonia were called out to an apartment fire on Jondon Lane Monday morning.
A neighbor saw smoke coming from the unit and called 911.
Twenty firefighters battled the blaze that began in a malfunctioning clothes dryer.
No one was home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.
The damage to the home is estimated to be about $25,000.
The Red Cross is assisting the displaced occupants of the apartment.