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Rain helps firefighters control Raleigh blaze

Posted March 1, 2009

— Raleigh firefighters responded Sunday to a structure fire at 4220 Kaplan Drive in Raleigh. Smoke could be seen coming from the roof of a two-story town home.

The fire started when a microwave caught fire and spread to the rest of the room, according to the fire department report. One man injured his hand trying to put out the flames.

Two units were damaged in the fire. The Red Cross provided aid to the nine people displaced.


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  • seeingthru Mar 2, 2009

    fire is always aweful lost my home to one---cause unknown.

  • Ladder1 Mar 2, 2009

    Not that it matters, but, rain had nothing to do with controlling this fire. An aggressive group of men and women is what put this fire out....great job Brothers and Sisters!!