Massive fire severely damages furniture plant in Lenoir

A massive fire was reported at a furniture plant in Lenoir Sunday evening.

The incident happened at Automated Solutions on Morganton Boulevard and Virginia Street in Lenoir around 5:30p.m.

Officials say the fire appeared to be smoldering at an old Broyhill building. Several roads were blocked while crews attempted to fight the fire. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. The building has been here 80-100 years and was being turned into warehouses.

There’s no word on any injuries or what may have caused the fire.