10/24/09 101 W, 1 I - + 16 - 9 Thursday's Fire in Chapel Hill

Another major apartment fire blazed in Chapel Hill on Thursday morning. Crews rescued two residents trapped on a third-floor balcony at 208 Conner Drive. The fire was reported at 4:32 a.m. Thirty-three people and several pets evacuated safely, reports this WRAL story, but two people couldn't get out of their front door. Firefighters raised a ladder to their balcony and brought them down. Twelve of the 24 units were extensively damaged. Chapel Hill, Carrboro, New Hope, and Durham fire departments responded, reports WRAL. The News & Observer also posted this photo.

Chris Seward / News & Observer photo

AB - 10/25/09 - 19:19

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