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Fire destroys Knightdale home, displaces 10

Posted November 26, 2013

Fire gutted a mobile home in Knightdale on Tuesday night, displacing two families who lived there.

The blaze broke out at the home on South Smithfield Road about 7 p.m. A family friend said four of the 10 people who lived in the home were there when the fire started, and they got out safely.

“Everybody was crying, just scared,” neighbor Jose Hernandez said.

The Red Cross was assisting the residents.

Firefighters said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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  • yankee1 Nov 27, 2013

    Isn't that a housing code violation?

  • NiceNSmooth Nov 27, 2013

    10 people living in a mobile home?

    hard times people... so sad

  • whatsupwiththat Nov 27, 2013

    10 people living in a mobile home?

  • sunshine1040 Nov 27, 2013

    Glad everyone is safe but two families ,10 people made for very tight living quarters that is a lot less space then even our prisons allow for each person

  • texasncgirl Nov 27, 2013

    ....10 people...in a mobile home...???? Wow! So sorry for the families, I hope they had insurance.