East Charlotte house fire was intentionally set, investigators say

East Charlotte house fire was intentionally set, investigators say
Investigators say a fire that burned through a home in east Charlotte Thursday afternoon was intentionally set.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Investigators say a fire that burned through a home in east Charlotte Thursday afternoon was intentionally set.

The fire broke out just before 1 p.m. at a home on Sudbury Road, off of N. Sharon Amity Road near Irvington Drive. Firefighters say three adults were displaced due to the fire, which did about $30,000 in damage to the home.

No one was injured during the fire.

Officials say the initial investigation is indicating that the victim may know the suspect, however no one has been charged.

Officials have not said how the fire was started.

Anyone with further information about the incident should call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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