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Family displaced, pets killed in massive Raleigh fire

Posted July 23
Updated July 24

Family displaced, pets killed in massive Raleigh fire

— A family was displaced on Sunday when their home was destroyed in a fire.

Firefighters with the Raleigh Fire Department responded to the home at 4806 Kitledge Drive around 8 a.m. According to the division chief, the fire was fully involved once officials arrived.

Officials said the home is a total loss, and two cars near the house were severely damaged.

Family displaced, pets killed in massive Raleigh fire

No residents or firefighters were hurt in the fire, but two adults and three children were forced to leave their home. The Red Cross is assisting them with temporary living conditions.

Two dogs died in the fire.

Officials said the fire took 25 minutes to extinguish. The homes beside the house on fire also sustained significant damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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