Firefighters extinguish fire at Durham business

From Staff ReportsApril 19, 2014 

— Four workers had to leave Durham Exchange Club Industries late Friday afternoon when an electrical fire broke out, the Durham Fire Department reported.

Firefighters responded to a call at 5:54 p.m. and went to 1717 E. Lawson St. where they found smoke in a 50,000-square-foot warehouse, according to a news release from deputy chief Chris Iannuzzi.

A large light bulb blew out above some combustible stock which ignited, Iannuzzi said. He described the fire as accidental.

The warehouse and an adjoining facility had smoke damage.


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