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Fire reported at Durham day care

Posted January 25, 2011

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— Firefighters were dispatched to a Durham day care facility on Tuesday afternoon after a fire was reported there, Durham 911 dispatchers said. 

The fire was reported just after 5:30 p.m. at the Enrichment Center at 10 T. W. Alexander Drive. 

Bethesda Fire Chief Robert Andrews said 83 children were in the building when the fire started. They were able to get out safely. 

No injuries were reported. 

The blaze appeared to have been caused by renovation being done to the building, Andrews said. No official cause has been determined. 


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  • Desiderata Jan 26, 2011

    So , was it worker who caused the fire???Does anyone remember the fire that burned the Pittsboro Courthouse to a crisp?? OBVIOUSLY THE WORKERS ARE INCOMPETENT! SHOULD I USE THE RACE CARD HERE???? Hispanics be ware !

  • cth1 Jan 26, 2011

    Good Job to the workers who got all the kids out safely!!! :)

  • mommy2mkg2 Jan 25, 2011

    Thankfully no one was hurt.

  • RB-1 Jan 25, 2011

    They're saying the children are all safe in cars in the parking lot.

    Thank God for that.