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Saturday Apartment Fire Ruled Accidental

Posted April 5, 2008 11:36 p.m. EDT
Updated April 9, 2008 12:11 p.m. EDT

— The Raleigh fire department updated the cause and costs of a weekend fire at The Apartments of Stonehenge  Monday.

According to the official fire report, the blaze started in an outdoor trash can on a rear balcony and spread to the room of the two-story apartment building at 2233 Stonehenge Drive, off Creedmoor Road/N.C. Highway 50.

No one was injured, but two units were destroyed. Eight others sustained heavy fire or water damage. Up to 15 people were displaced.  The Red Cross arrived to assist the residents, and the apartment complex found extra housing for some people.