CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Charlotte Fire Department officials say an intentionally set fire on Thursday morning injured a firefighter.
Investigators also reported the vacant structure was a $100,000 loss.
Fire crews responded to calls regarding the incident Thursday, Sept. 21, near Paul Buck Blvd. and Chipley Ave. The house was fully engulfed upon arrival, CFD said.
The fire remains an active investigation. Officials urged the public to call Charlotte Crime Stoppers with tips at 704-334-1600.
Queen City News responded to the scene. CFD said the firefighter suffered a minor injury during the fire battle.
This is the second overnight fire CFD has responded to having earlier extinguished a blaze at a home construction site near North Tryon Street in the Lockwood neighborhood.