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Fire Damages Raleigh Apartment

Posted March 31, 2008

— An early morning fire at a Raleigh apartment building left one person displaced, fire officials said.

A resident called about a fire in a nearby apartment in two-story building at 3225-K Calumet Drive, near WakeMed Raleigh, around 3:30 a.m. Twenty-five firefighters put out the blaze less than 10 minutes after the call.

No one was injured, officials said.

The fire was contained to one bedroom and rendered one apartment uninhabitable, officials said. One person was displaced.

Fire investigators believe that an incendiary likely caused the fire.

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  • Stormy13 Mar 31, 2008

    Why are people so careless!? This could have been much worse, thank goodness it wasn't another building destroyed like at The Concord last week. Therre needs to be "No Smoking" apartment units available, that just might cut down on all these fires.