Fire damages downtown Durham shops


Downtown Durham

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

DURHAM, N.C. — Flames ripped through several shops and apartments in downtown Durham overnight.

WTVD reported the fire started just after 1 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of East Chapel Hill Street in the Five Points area.

It took firefighters awhile to extinguish the blaze as it spread through The Bicycle Chain, The Cupcake Bar, Pizzeria Toro and three apartments that were in the same century-old Morris building, according to officials.

Five residents in the apartments were evacuated, but no one was injured.

The cause of the blaze has not been determined.

Authorities are still investigating at this time.

Source: WTVD

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


get the app

My FOX8 News App

Follow FOX8 on Twitter