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Brush Fire Occurs Near Location Of Massive Raleigh Townhouse Fire

Posted March 14, 2007

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— Raleigh firefighters are called to a familiar area early Wednesday morning.

Crews put out a brush fire at Greywood Drive near Pine Knoll Drive. Officials said there were no injuries. There is no word on what caused the fire.

Wednesday's brush fire happened near the Pine Knoll Townes community. On Feb. 22, a fire destroyed 27 townhouses and dozens of people lost all of their possessions.

Investigators believe that fire was caused by a carelessly tossed cigarette.

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  • investagator7 Mar 15, 2007

    i know here we go again i wish some people just STOP SMOKING

  • Munchie Mar 14, 2007

    Probably another careless smoker. Glad this fire was extinguished without incident.