Fire ousts eight families from Raleigh townhomes
Posted June 14, 2010 10:16 p.m. EDT
Updated June 15, 2010 10:22 a.m. EDT
Raleigh, N.C. — Twenty-four people were left without a place to stay after fire burned their townhouse building Monday evening at 2605 New Hope Church Road in Raleigh, dispatch officials said.
The fire began just after 9 p.m. and spread through six units.
Seventy firefighters extinguished the blaze which destroyed two units. Two other units sustained fire damage and two suffered smoke damage.
No injuries were reported. The Red Cross was helping the displaced families find temporary housing.
The cause of the fire remained under investigation Monday evening.