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38 Charlotte firefighters control fire on East 7th Street

Charlotte Fire said the fire was accidental.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Fire Department responded to a fire in Charlotte's Elizabeth neighborhood on Thanksgiving. The building was vacant at the time, according to the fire department.

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The fire was showing from the roof area when firefighters responded to East 7th Street. Charlotte Fire confirmed 38 firefighters controlled the fire in 30 minutes.

No injuries were reported, but Charlotte Fire estimated fire loss totaled $30,000. 

Charlotte Fire said the fire was accidental, due to a warming fire in a partially sealed fireplace in the vacant building. 


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