1 injured after car sparks fire at home in southeast Charlotte

1 injured after car sparks fire at home in southeast Charlotte

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 7:27 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 25 at 10:47 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man was not seriously injured after a car caught fire in his home on Monday morning.

Fire officials said a man got in his car to leave for work Monday morning, when he went to start his Nissan Altima a small explosion happened causing a fire in his garage and attic.

The incident happened at a home off of Ashley Farms Drive around 6 a.m.

The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries during the fire.  Four other family members in the home were not injured, officials said.

Fire officials are on the scene investigating the cause of the fire.

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