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Fire displaces 18 in Raleigh

Posted March 10, 2014

Firefighters responded to a blaze at a duplex on Dacian Road in Raleigh about 1 a.m. Monday. No one was hurt.
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— Twelve children and six adults were displaced after fire tore through a Raleigh duplex early Monday.

Flames were shooting through the roof when firefighters arrived at the duplex on Dacian Road about 1 a.m.

Crews knocked out the fire within 30 minutes.

Authorities said the fire appears to have started in a dryer, but it's still under investigation.

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  • southerntalent Mar 10, 2014

    18 people living in even both sides of a duplex? WOW THAT SURE SOUNDS CROWDED

  • seumfithy Mar 10, 2014

    In many cases, the FD will notify the Red Cross and they will provide for the families immediate needs. This includes a hotel room, food, clothes, and some cash. They are a good place to donate to help fire victims.

  • dwntwnboy2 Mar 10, 2014

    Something off about their math in the article. "twelve children and six adults were displaced"- I may have gone to a public school, but isn't that 18 people, not 12? Glad there was no loss of life- "stuff" can be replaced.

  • boysmom Mar 10, 2014

    Wonder how to go about seeing if these families need donations of clothes, food, etc.