Man jumps through window to escape Raleigh house fire
Posted February 9, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. — A Raleigh man suffered minor injuries Sunday morning after jumping through a window to escape a house fire.
Firefighters were called to 605 Hartford Road around 6:15 a.m. after the blaze broke out in the kitchen. Smoke and fire were coming from the rear of the home when firefighters arrived.
Authorities said the fire, which destroyed the home, was caused by unattended cooking.
Three people lived in the house, but the injured man was the only one home at the time.
The fire was brought under control in 20 minutes.