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House fire displaces family of 5 in Durham

A Durham house fire on Hyde Park Avenue displaced a family of five Friday evening.
A Durham house fire on Hyde Park Avenue displaced a family of five Friday evening.

A house fire Friday evening has displaced a family of five in Durham.

The Durham Fire Department responded at 5:46 p.m. to a fire at 1207 N. Hyde Park Ave., according to the city’s interim fire chief.

“Heavy smoke” was coming from the rear of the home, and it took firefighters 10 minutes to control the blaze, Interim Chief Chris Iannuzzi said in a news release.

The home sustained smoke and water damage, but no one was injured, Iannuzzi said.

“Two adults and three children have been displaced and will be staying with relatives,” he said.

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