Firefighter taken to hospital; Raleigh home heavily damaged by fire

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A firefighter was taken to a hospital after crews responded to a house fire in northwest Raleigh Sunday evening.

The fire was reported around 7:20 p.m. at a two-story home on Cadmore Court just off North Radner Way, which is in a neighborhood near New Leesville Boulevard and Hickory Grove Church Road.

Officials said 60 firefighters responded to the house fire, including two ladder crews. A Raleigh fire official said about two-thirds of the house was destroyed.

The fire took about an hour to get under control, according to a report from fire officials.

A firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of a heat-related illness, fire officials said.

A woman and her dog were able to escape the home without injuries.

The fire started on the rear of the house and went up the back wall and into the attic before it was discovered, fire officials said.

North Radner Way was closed during the incident.

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