Brush fire burns 5 acres in northeast Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A brush fire burned about five acres of land in northeast Charlotte Monday afternoon.

The brush fire was reported around 4 p.m. in the 5200 block of Kodiak Way off Rocky River Road.

The fire spread so quickly, it was upgraded it to a second alarm to bring more firefighters to the scene.

According to the North Carolina Forestry Service, the fire was contained by 5 p.m. and no structures were burned. No one was injured while fighting the fire.

Forestry workers used a tractor to prevent the fire from spreading. The strong winds also posed a problem for firefighters.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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