Two Raleigh homes catch fire overnight

Officials say a house fire spread to a neighboring house near downtown Raleigh around 1 a.m. Tuesday

January 22, 2013 4:26:08 AM PST
Authorities are investigating what caused two homes to catch on fire overnight.

Firefighters were called were called to the intersection of E Martin and S Haywood streets near downtown Raleigh around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

The fire started at the first home and quickly spread to a neighboring house, according to officials.

Witnesses at the scene said they saw several people running from the homes after the fire started.

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation. Further details have not been released.

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