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UPDATE: Trees fall on power lines, sparking house fire

Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 12:50pm

CHAPEL HILL — Firefighter tell KFXK , the fire on CR 2216 was caused by downed trees.

Officials say rain softened the ground, causing trees to fall on nearby power lines which fell onto the house, sparking a fire.

Four people inside the house were able to escape without injury.

The house suffered no major damage.

Chapel Hill firefighters are responding to a structure fire in the 13,000 block of County Road 2216.

KFXK has a crew en route and will bring you more information as it becomes available.


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