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Fire destroys Knightdale home, displaces 10

Posted November 26, 2013 11:11 p.m. EST
Updated November 26, 2013 11:17 p.m. EST

Fire gutted a mobile home in Knightdale on Tuesday night, displacing two families who lived there.

The blaze broke out at the home on South Smithfield Road about 7 p.m. A family friend said four of the 10 people who lived in the home were there when the fire started, and they got out safely.

“Everybody was crying, just scared,” neighbor Jose Hernandez said.

The Red Cross was assisting the residents.

Firefighters said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.