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Woman rescued from serious Durham house fire

Posted May 7, 2018 9:08 a.m. EDT
Updated July 13, 2018 11:13 a.m. EDT

Woman trapped in Durham house fire

— A woman was rescued from a serious fire Monday morning at a home located at 8 Regan Court.

At 6:40 a.m., the Durham Fire Department responded to the two-story home, which was consumed with heavy fire across its front.

Woman trapped in Durham house fire

Woman trapped in Durham house fire

A woman was trapped in a second floor rear bedroom and was rescued by firefighters using a ladder.

The fire was under control in 20 minutes but caused heavy damage to the second floor, attic, and roof. The first floor had smoke and water damage.

Woman trapped in Durham house fire

The woman was transported to Duke Regional to be evaluated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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