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Raleigh Townhouse Fire Under Investigation

Posted August 2, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— Fire investigators say an electrical short caused the blaze that demolished a townhouse in Raleigh early Saturday morning.

It happened in a unit inside the Stonehenge complex off Sawmill Road around 4:00 a.m. One person was inside. He managed to escape unharmed. The fire caused $200,000 in damage.

None of the surrounding units was damaged.