Multiple units damaged in Raleigh apartment fire


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Raleigh firefighters battled a fire at an apartment complex in the 9000 block of Prince George Lane on Friday.

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Heavy flames could be seen pouring from units at the complex near the intersection of Strickland and Six Forks roads.

The fire started some time around noon. The fire started on the porch of a rear, second-floor apartment, burned down through the porch floor to the first floor, then spread from there, officials said. The cause of the fire has been ruled undetermined.

At least eight units were damaged by fire with at least four damaged by primarily smoke and water, according to Raleigh Fire. There was a firewall between each apartment.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

The Fire Department said no one was injured in the fire.

The Red Cross is assisting those displaced.

CBS North Carolina will update this story as it develops.

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