Accidental barn fire leaves $68K in damages

Accidental barn fire leaves $68K in damages

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A lawn mower parked close to a trash can caused a barn fire in southeast Charlotte Saturday, according to the Charlotte Fire Department.

The Charlotte Fire Department said the fire started in a barn in the 1300 block of Sardis Road North around 6:49 p.m.

Firefighters said all the animals inside the barn were removed safely.

No one was injured in the fire.

The Charlotte Fire Department tweeted that the fire caused $68,000 in damages.

The fire was under control in 10 minutes, crews said. Charlotte Fire said 23 firefighters responded to the incident.

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