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One of two victims in Durham house fire dies

Posted July 5, 2015

Two people were injured early Friday in a house fire in northern Durham County, officials said.

— One of two people injured in a northern Durham County house fire on Friday has died.

Margaret "Peg" Patrick Spruill, 80, died from her injuries on Saturday, family members said Sunday.

Spruill's son, John Jr., was last listed in stable condition at UNC Hospitals, relatives said.

Firefighters responded to 5834 N. Roxboro Road at about 4:15 a.m. Authorities have not said what caused the fire.

Margaret Spruill’s funeral will be held on Tuesday, 11 a.m., at Mt. Sylvan United Methodist Church in Durham.


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