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Two hospitalized after Durham duplex fire

Posted December 6, 2009 2:45 p.m. EST

— Durham fire officials said that two people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire in a duplex at 1218 Hibiscus St. Sunday morning.

Crews from three stations were called out at 7:16 a.m. and extinguished the fire within five minutes of their arrival, officials said. The fire was contained to one room of the house.

A man and woman who lived there were taken to a local hospital, officials said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.