A house in the Windsor Park neighborhood of east Charlotte caught fire Saturday morning, the Charlotte Fire Department said.
Firefighters said they saw smoke when they arrived at the 2300 block of Amesbury Avenue around 9:40 a.m. on Saturday.
STRUCTURE FIRE UPDATE: 2300 block Amesbury Ave. 30 Charlotte firefighters controlled the incident in 19 minutes. No reported injuries to civilians or firefighters. The fire is under investigation. pic.twitter.com/F0Fqy2ZA4Y
— Charlotte Fire Dept (@CharlotteFD) January 20, 2024
Firefighters controlled the smoke in less than 20 minutes.
CFD said no one was injured in the fire. The family was displaced and is being assisted by the Red Cross.
The fire caused $52,000 of damage to the property.
The investigation revealed the fire was likely started by discarded smoking materials, CFD revealed.
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