12 apartment units impacted by large fire in east Charlotte

12 apartment units impacted by large fire in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) -Twelve apartment units were affected by a two-alarm fire in east Charlotte.

Charlotte fire officials say a fire happened Sunday afternoon at a three-story apartment complex in the 4800 block of Community Circle.

Fire officials say there were no injuries reported.

However, 15 adults, 19 children and a dog were displaced by the fire.

Red Cross is assisting those families.

About 40 firefighters extinguished the fire in 46 minutes.

Investigators determined the cause of the fire was accidental due to improperly discarded smoking material.

Officials estimated property loss at $300,000.

Working smoke alarms alerted occupants.

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