Accidental fire badly damages Raleigh home, displaces 2, fire officials say

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Authorities said an accidental fire displaced two people and badly damaged a home in west Raleigh just outside Cary on Thursday morning.

Raleigh fire crews responded to a house fire call at 2:11 a.m. in the 1100-block of Garnet Ridge Way and spent about 25 minutes battling the flames before the fire was under control, according to a fire report from the department.

Approximately 35 firefighters responded to the call.

Two people were displaced from the home, which suffered damage to 75% of the building and is now uninhabitable, according to the report.

Fire officials listed the cause of the fire as “accidental,” but didn’t say what happened specifically.

No injuries were reported.

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