Carson Blvd. blaze at town home building was arson, say fire officials

The Charlotte Fire Department is asking for the public’s help in its investigation of a three-alarm fire that is believed to have been intentionally set Monday at 124 E. Carson Blvd. near uptown.

Investigators are seeking video or any other information related to this fire that bystanders may have observed. Anyone with information or video can call CFD at 704-336-3970 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

The structure was a multifamily unit under construction with no occupants. The CFD response recruited more than 60 personnel to the site to bring the incident under control in one hour. No injuries were reported.

Reports of the fire came in just before 2 a.m. Monday, and firefighters evacuated residents of a nearby apartment building.

The site is located across from the Midnight Diner.

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