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Photo by Sarah Willets

The seafood restaurant was condemned after an April 10 explosion nearby at Kaffeinate coffee shop. Read more

Durham County

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Sarah Willets

A 911 call reported the smell of gas on Duke Street an hour before the explosion, but responding firefighters found no evidence of it and cleared the call. Read more

Durham County

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Durham Emergency Management

On April 10, a massive explosion killed one and injured twenty-five others in downtown Durham. Here’s what we saw—and how to help. Read more

Durham County


Sarah Willets

The explosion happened at Kaffeinate coffee shop on North Duke Street, causing the building to collapse. Read more

Durham County

  • Scenes From the Durham Explosion

    Kim Mantruck via Twitter

    Scenes From the Durham Explosion

    An explosion triggered by a gas leak at a coffee shop near downtown Durham the morning of April 10 killed one person and injured several others.