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All Safe in Retirement Home Fire

Posted May 17, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— May 18, 1996, 10:36 a.m.EDT

What could have been a tragedy turned out to be an inconvenience for 98 residents of a Cary retirement center Friday night. A fire broke out, but everyone left the building safely.

The owner of Parkway Retirement Center on West High Street credited the building's sprinkler system and the company's sound escape plan with enabling everyone to exit safely.

The fire started in the laundry room