CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Two people were hospitalized after a fire spread from a lawn mover to a shed and house in South Charlotte.
Firefighters tell WBTV a homeowner on Whitehurst Road was pulling his lawnmower out of the shed around 7:30 Saturday night, when he noticed it was on fire.
A neighbor says the homeowner tried to put out the fire himself but was unsuccessful. That's when he called 9-1-1.
The homeowner was rushed to the hospital with second-degree burns. Another person was taken to the hospital as a precaution.
The Red Cross is providing the family of four who live on the property with temporary housing while repairs are made.