2-alarm fire at Durham townhome complex under construction causes unit to collapse

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 2-alarm fire at a Durham townhome complex under construction drew dozens of firefighters overnight.

The blaze at the three-story structure on Gordon Street caused high-reaching flames and forced one unit to collapse. The adjacent units were damaged.


"It was really crazy. I can't even explain it, really," said witness Alex Kelly. "I was just thinking 'is everyone okay and stuff like that.'"
65 firefighters responded, according to a release from Durham Fire Department. The fire took about 30 minutes to get under control. No one was injured.


Investigators are looking into what caused the fire.
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