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Fire reported at Raleigh townhouse complex

Posted February 23, 2011

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— Raleigh emergency crews were battling a fire at a townhouse complex at 4716 Hoyle Drive on Wednesday morning.

No injuries were reported in the fire, which began around 6:45 a.m. However, 12 people, including five children, have been displaced, according to authorities.

The Red Cross was assisting the families.

The cause of the fire is unknown, and no other information was released.

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  • anonemoose Feb 23, 2011

    I guess that Newport was especially dangerous.

  • rdmcswai Feb 23, 2011

    bmg - Does that make it okay for 12 people (5 of them children) to be without a home? I don't think so.

  • bmg379 Feb 23, 2011

    not a nice area to begin with

  • Fireflies Rock Feb 23, 2011

    Sad, I'm glad that everyone is OK and unharmed...this could have been tragic that early in the morning when everyone was home

  • aspenstreet1717 Feb 23, 2011

    Hope they're ok. Yep cigarette just like in WakeField.

  • scientistjo Feb 23, 2011

    I heard it was from a cigarette.

  • TeresaBee Feb 23, 2011

    This is right behind Green Rd.Park.