A one-story home at 1211 Gilbert St. was destroyed in a fire May 17 at 3:32 a.m. Sunday, fire officials said.
Neighbors notified the Durham Fire Department, and 18 firefighters were on the scene for nearly three hours to extinguish the fire and protect a neighboring home.
The home was reportedly abandoned. There were no injuries but the home was a total loss. The cause of the fire was under investigation Sunday afternoon.
From staff reports