Candle sparks fire in Durham

DURHAM, N.C.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. at 5 Topeka Court when 23 firefighters responded to the scene where flames could be seen shooting through the roof.

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It took crews 15 minutes to get the blaze under control.

Officials said the fire was accidental and caused by a candle.

No injuries were reported and the American Red Cross was assisting the family.

There was minor damage to a neighboring house.

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