Elderly Escape Blaze
Posted January 5, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST
DURHAM — Residents of a Durham retirement center are counting themselves lucky this morning.
A blaze broke out at the J.J. Henderson Housing Center just before 11 p.m. Saturday. It began in a room on the seventh floor.
All residents on the floor were evacuated. Several people were treated for smoke inhalation, but no serious injuries were reported.