Waxhaw home destroyed in fire; firefighter treated for burns, authorities say

Firefighters are investigating what caused a Union County house fire Monday night.

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It happened on Yellow Horn Trail in Waxhaw just before 8 p.m.

Video posted to Facebook by the Pleasant Valley Fire Department shows flames covering the roof of the home.

Pleasant Valley companies assisted Wesley Chapel Fire Department on a house fire this evening. Where we sit, often...

Posted by Pleasant Valley Fire Department on Monday, May 8, 2023

According to Union County dispatchers, a Wesley Chapel firefighter was treated for burns at the hospital. He was released Tuesday morning.

Authorities said the family wasn’t home at the time of the fire. Their home is considered a total loss and they’re now staying with family members.

Investigators are working to determine how the fire started but they don’t believe a crime has been committed at this time.

No further information has been released.

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