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Fire damages roof at Chapel Hill retirement community

Posted June 27
Updated June 28

— Crews responded Tuesday afternoon to a two-alarm fire at the Carol Woods Retirement Community at 750 Weaver Dairy Road.

Authorities said the fire started at about 3:45 p.m. in a fitness room that was not in a residential part of the building.

Fire damages roof at Chapel Hill retirement community

Authorities said about 45 residents in nearby apartments were evacuated as a precaution, but the fire was contained to the fitness center.

Authorities said all community residents were accounted for and no injuries were reported.

Residents were allowed to return to their apartments at about 8 p.m., following a building inspection.

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