CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A house fired tore through a home in west Charlotte.
The fire started around 7:30 Saturday night along Deerwood Road -- near Moores Chapel Road.
Neighbors tell NBC Charlotte the homeowner turned on the oven to preheat it, but forgot she had plastic tupperware stored inside.
She tried to grab a fire extinguisher to douse the flames, but it just spread too fast. She was able to make it out safely.