Smoke from Durham fire seen for miles


DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – No one was injured in a fire Wednesday at an unused building in Durham, officials confirmed.

The building, located at 5304 Groucho Lane near Highway 70, was once the Sea to Shore Seafood restaurant.GALLERY: Click here for photos from the scene

No one was injured in the fire but 75 firefighters from six agency responded, according to Keith Hayes, chief of Eno Fire and Rescue.

Black smoke pouring from the fire could be seen for miles. A CBS North Carolina crew reported seeing the smoke from 10 miles away.

Hayes said he isn’t sure how long it will take to fully extinguish the fire.

Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood asked citizens to avoid the area.WHAT OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON:

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