58 firefighters respond to Durham house fire early Sunday

Durham County News

58 Durham firefighters responded to a house fire overnight (Assistant Chief Brian Eaton)

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Nearly 60 firefighters were on scene early Sunday at a Durham house fire.

The Durham Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of Fayetteville Street at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

Officials said 58 firefighters responded to the blaze, which happened a few blocks north of Interstate 40 and just west of South Wilmington Street.

A photo from the scene showed two ladder trucks crews used to fight the fire.

Investigators are still in the preliminary stages of their investigation, officials said.

Brian Eaton, Durham Fire Department assistant chief of planning and administration, said the cause of the blaze remains unknown.

Eaton also said there have been no reported occupants, injuries or displacements.

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