22 people lose their home in Carrboro apartment complex fire, officials say

Orange County News

CARRBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — Multiple fire crews responded to the scene of a Monday morning fire at an apartment complex in Carrboro, according to officials.

Heavy fire was reported in at least one building at the Poplar Place apartment complex in the 600-block of Jones Ferry Road, officials said.

Carrboro fire officials said one person went to the hospital but will be OK and a second person at the scene refused treatment.

Investigators aren’t sure at this point what started the fire.

Officials said 20 apartments were impacted by the fire and are “not livable.” Twenty-two people are now without a home, according to the Carrboro Fire Department. The Red Cross has been called in to assist those who are now homeless.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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