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Large Durham home damaged by fire

Posted February 26, 2014

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— A Wednesday afternoon house fire required 33 firefighters due to the home’s size.

Firefighters were called out to 212 Tennwood Court at 4:30 p.m. and arrived to a three-story home with heavy smoke billowing from the roof.

The two adults and four dogs that lived in the residence were out of the home when firefighters arrived. The residence suffered extensive fire and water damage, officials said.

The cause of the fire was related to the fireplace, officials said.


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  • iron fist Feb 27, 2014

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    Exactly what I was thinking would this have been a news story if it had been a small home? I feel bad for the owners but this is not the first or only fire in Durham.

  • anonemoose Feb 27, 2014

    Would this be such a news story if it had been a small home in the hood?

  • southerntalent Feb 27, 2014

    wondered as I saw this on the news last night if they thought about fire protection when they were building this mansion in this exclusive heavily wooded community

  • itsyoureternalsoul Feb 27, 2014

    The map of where it was was so informative, way better than house pics