One injured in north Charlotte apartment complex fire
The fire was at the Ivy Hallow Apartments off Tanager Park Drive.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – One person was injured in an overnight apartment fire in north Charlotte, officials say.
The fire was at the Ivy Hollow Apartments off Tanager Park Drive. Charlotte Fire got the call around 2 a.m. Friday.
When they arrived, they said there was a fire coming from a roof on the second floor. It took 30 firefighters roughly 20 minutes to get the fire contained.
The blaze was so intense it melted the siding on this apartment. Firefighters used a ladder truck and opened up the roof to ventilate the smoke.
The apartment suffered a lot of damage and the Charlotte Fire Department is actively investigating the cause.
First responders said one person was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries after jumping from a second-floor apartment to escape the fire. According to Medic, the person had minor injuries.
One occupant and a family of four were displaced because of the fire, according to Charlotte Fire.
The origin of the blaze was the exterior porch but the cause remains under investigation, first responders said. The estimated damage is $48,000.
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