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Firefighters Determine Cause of Wednesday Fire

Posted March 19, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— Durham firefighters say they now know where an early morning fire started Wednesday, but still don't know exactly how it began.

Investigators say the fire that sent 65-year-old Peggy Nash to the hospital was accidental and that it began in her living room near a sofa.

Nash is now listed in critical condition at the UNC Burn Center.