Construction continues on the 24-story SkyHouse Uptown apartments, left, on Friday in uptown Charlotte. The 50-story VUE, at right, is billed as the tallest high-rise between New York and Miami. As a new wave of apartments comes up in Charlotte, firefighters say they’re preparing to contend with fires in the new buildings.
Construction continues on the 24-story SkyHouse Uptown apartments, left, on Friday in uptown Charlotte. The 50-story VUE, at right, is billed as the tallest high-rise between New York and Miami. As a new wave of apartments comes up in Charlotte, firefighters say they’re preparing to contend with fires in the new buildings. TODD SUMLIN tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
Construction continues on the 24-story SkyHouse Uptown apartments, left, on Friday in uptown Charlotte. The 50-story VUE, at right, is billed as the tallest high-rise between New York and Miami. As a new wave of apartments comes up in Charlotte, firefighters say they’re preparing to contend with fires in the new buildings. TODD SUMLIN tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com

Charlotte high-rise growth creates firefighter challenges

March 09, 2015 05:56 PM

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