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Two Families Left Homeless After Early Morning Blaze

Posted July 13, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— Two families escaped a house fire in Durham County early Sunday morning leaving both without a home.

Firefighters spent several hours trying to control the flames at the home on North Roxboro Road.

With help from a 9-year-old girl, emergency workers were able to communicate with the two families whom only spoke Spanish.

The American Red Cross is giving the families a place to stay for now.