Dozens of NCSU students displaced in off-campus apartment fire

Published 10:03 pm Monday, March 22, 2021

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Nearly 100 people have been displaced after an apartment fire damaged a dozen units in a three-story apartment complex in Raleigh catering to off-campus students.

News outlets reported that the fire started Monday around 9:30 a.m. at the Village Green apartment complex. Flames were shooting through the roof and smoke was visible from miles away. The fire was under control a little after 10 a.m.

Many of the residents attend N.C. State. The university offered assistance to affected students.

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No serious injuries were reported. More than 70 firefighters came out to control the blaze.

The cause remained under investigation.