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Fire burns vacant home in Durham

Posted December 3, 2012

Firefighters were on the scene early Monday of a blaze at 2012 Ashe St. in Durham.

— Fire heavily damaged a vacant home early Monday in Durham, authorities said.

Firefighters responded to an emergency call about the blaze at 2012 Ashe Street about 3:30 a.m., according to Sierra Jackson, a spokeswoman with the Durham Fire Department.

She said the fire did not appear to be suspicious and was ruled an accident. No one was in the home, which had boarded-up windows. 

Fire crews remained at the scene for about two hours and 10 minutes, Jackson said.

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  • Offshore Dec 3, 2012

    riveting news...

  • Scubagirl Dec 3, 2012

    odd time for a fire in a vacant house!!!! More details will follow I would guess-I have my own ideas but am pretty sure they wouldn't get posted.