Advertisement

Fire damages multiple businesses on Central Avenue in east Charlotte

According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the blaze broke out at a building on Central Avenue. That is just outside of Plaza Midwood.
The blaze broke out at a building on Central Avenue.
Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 5:52 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2021 at 6:09 AM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

This article has 167 words with a read time of approximately x minutes and 50 seconds.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – An early-morning fire in east Charlotte Tuesday damaged multiple businesses.

According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the blaze broke out at a building on Central Avenue. That is just outside of Plaza Midwood.

A fire broke out at a building on Central Avenue in east Charlotte.
A fire broke out at a building on Central Avenue in east Charlotte.(Source: WBTV)

CFD officials said the fire started just before 3 a.m.

The fire was out and the smoke had abated by 5:30 a.m. However, there was a lot of damage left behind to the local businesses.

Those businesses include the Café Express and Sigue Corporation, which assists individuals with sending money back to Mexico and Central and South America.

Additional businesses damaged in the fire are an establishment called San Jose and a 24-hour laundromat.

According to Medic, no injuries have been reported.

CFD investigators said the fire was determined to be the result of an electrical issue. Damage estimates were $225,000.

Copyright 2021 WBTV. All rights reserved.