Painted Tree Road fire was intentionally set, firefighters say

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV)- A house fire on Painted Tree Road that sent one firefighter to the hospital early Saturday was intentionally set, firefighters now say.

It happened around 5 am Saturday. A two-story home caught fire.

It took 27 firefighters just under an hour to knockdown the flames.  

The injured firefighter was released from the hospital and is expected to be fine.