Firefighters: NoDa house fire intentionally set

Firefighters: NoDa house fire intentionally set

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by BERNADETTE JAY / WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on August 5, 2012 at 12:05 AM

Updated Saturday, Oct 26 at 9:32 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Authorities are asking for the public's help as they try to determine who set a house on fire in NoDa.

The blaze started on Clemson Avenue Saturday evening. Firefighters told NewsChannel 36 crews on the scene, the house was vacant at the time of the fire.

As crews rushed to douse the flames, one Charlotte firefighter was injured when he fell through the floor of the structure.

An official with the department tells NewsChannel 36 that firefighter is expected to be okay.

Investigators estimate the damages is at least  $100,000.  Crews say the two structure house is a total loss.  Firefighters believe someone intentionally set the house on fire.

Anyone with information regarding the fire, should contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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