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Fayetteville Halfway House Damaged By Fire

Posted June 12, 2006 4:32 a.m. EDT

— Some people fighting drugs and alcohol now have another hurdle to overcome.

A halfway house on Gillespie Street in Fayetteville caught fire.

Firefighters believe someone patching the roof left a torch on by accident.

Eleven men lived at the halfway house. The Red Cross is trying to help them until the damage is repaired.