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Published June 04, 2012, 01:01 PM

Dryer fire in Cass County jail causes lockdown

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Inmates in the Cass County jail were locked down briefly when a fire started in one of the jail's clothes dryers.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Inmates in the Cass County jail were locked down briefly when a fire started in one of the jail's clothes dryers.

A statement from the Cass County sheriff's office says it's believed the fire was caused by a mechanical problem. The cause is being investigated.

The fire was reported Sunday night by two jail inmates. They were not injured.

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