Investigation underway after firefighters respond to house fire in east Charlotte
It took 30 firefighters to put out an east Charlotte house fire on Saturday.
According to a tweet, the Charlotte Fire Department received a call about a working structure fire around 1:19 p.m. on Saturday afternoon along Running Lane Road off of Gaynelle Drive.
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Responding firefighters went to the scene where smoke was showing from the two-story home. In a follow-up tweet from the department, the fire was under control within 10 minutes.
STRUCTURE FIRE UPDATE; 5600 block of Running Wood Ln; 30 firefighters controlled the incident in 10mins; occupant being evaluated by @MecklenburgEMS; the fire is under investigation. https://t.co/uesafqKptM
— Charlotte Fire Dept (@CharlotteFD) January 28, 2023
The resident of the home is being evaluated by Mecklenburg Emergency Medical Services.
The fire is under investigation and the cause is unclear. Channel 9 is working to learn more information.
This is a developing story check back at wsoctv.com for updates.
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