Fire at Shear’s Laundry

Salem firefighters were on the scene of a clothes dryer fire after responding to Shears’ Day and Night Laundry at 950 W. State St. at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. No damage estimate or cause had been determined and it is under investigation. Firefighters are shown checking for fire in the roof. Eastbound traffic on West State Street into town was diverted onto Georgetown Road while westbound traffic was sent around the fire scene onto Dodge Drive and Benton Road. (Salem New photo by Larry Shields)