Heavy fire damages duplex in east Charlotte

Heavy fire damages duplex in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Multiple fire units responded as a heavy fire damaged a duplex in east Charlotte Friday night.

According to Matthews Fire and EMS, the fire happened in the area of Margaret Wallace Road and Idlewild Road.

Charlotte Fire Department, Idlewild Volunteer Fire Department and Mint Hill fire Department also responded to the scene.

No one was home at the time of the fire that caused $20,000 worth of damage.

Fire officials encourage the public to use caution and avoid the area.

No further information has been released.

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