Fire engulfs home in south Raleigh
Posted January 30, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. — Emergency crews were responding early Thursday to a house fire in the 4900 block of Birchleaf Drive near Penny Road in Raleigh.
As many as 10 trucks responded to the home at about 5:15 a.m., and flames were still pouring out of the roof at 6:30 a.m.
Firefighters were trucking in water on Penny Road and then pumping it to the home, officials said. Temperatures were hovering in the single digits at 6:30 a.m.
The homeowner, a retired firefighter, told WRAL that nobody was injured in the blaze.
Authorities have not released any information about the cause of the fire.