CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- No one was injured after a fire broke out at a condo in south Charlotte early Wednesday morning.

Charlotte firefighters were called to the Sharon Lakes Condos off of Meadowlark Lane around 2:30 a.m. after a fire broke out in one of the units.

An elderly woman was cooking on her stove when she fell asleep. Fire officials said the fire damaged her unit but she was able to escape without any injuries.

The woman is staying with a neighbor until she can find a new place to live, officials said.

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