CHARLOTTE (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Two firefighters sustained minor injuries while working to put out a two-alarm fire in south Charlotte, according to the Charlotte Fire Department.

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Officials reported smoke and fire when they arrived at an apartment in the 4500 block of Hedley Way off Quail Hallow Road around 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5.

It took more than 50 firefighters to control the incident in about one hour. Authorities said a total of five apartments were burned.

Officials said they believe an unattended candle near “combustible material” accidentally caused the fire. No civilians were injured and it is estimated that $1 million of damage occurred.