Four townhomes damaged in fire at Caddell Woods in Wake Forest

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— Four townhomes were damaged Friday – one was a total loss – in a fire at the Caddell Woods subdivision in Wake Forest.

The fire was reported at 2914 Gross Ave., but firefighters had yet to determine where it had started or the precise cause.

From Sky 5, holes could be seen in the roofs of at least three units of a four-unit group.

One person taken to the hospital with minor smoke inhalation, firefighters said.

As the fire was brought under control, firefighters dealt also with the hottest day of the year so far. The temperature reached 97 degrees Friday afternoon at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and humidty was at about 50 percent. They were visible taking breaks in the shade and taking shifts dealing with the blaze.

According to Zillow, townhomes in that community average three bedrooms, three bathrooms and just under 1,500 square feet. Recent sale prices range from $145,000 up to $172,000.