Local News

Firefighters Deal With Two House Fires In Durham

Posted February 2, 2006

— Investigators in Durham are working to figure out what sparked a fire that damaged two homes.

Fire crews responded overnight to reports of a house fire near the intersection of Roxboro and Seeman Streets. As firefighters were handling that blaze, the fire spread from a tree limb to another abandoned house.

Officials said both of the houses were vacant. Fire crews said the fire brought down a power line, knocking out electricity to five homes in the area. Power has since been restored to those homes.

Neighbors were evacuated as a safety precaution. No one was injured.

Fire officials said one of the houses was so damaged that it may collapse. There is no word on what caused the fire.


Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all