Woman burned, 2 other victims inhale smoke in Durham apartment fire

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Three people were injured in an apartment fire on White Pine Drive Sunday morning.

Crews were dispatched to the fire around 4:30 a.m. to find heavy smoke and fire coming from the first floor.


It took firefighters about 10 minutes to get the fire under control.

A woman in a first-floor apartment was treated for second and third-degree burns. Two people in a second-floor apartment were treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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