Fire purposely set at northeast Charlotte home, one person in custody

Scene of fire Monday morning.
Scene of fire Monday morning.

No one was injured in a house fire in northeast Charlotte Monday morning. Firefighters say the fire was intentionally set.

According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the fire occurred around 6:49 a.m. in the 4700 block of Thornwood Road.

The fire was under control in 20 minutes, crews said. The fire department tweeted that 23 firefighters responded to the incident.

Crews said a person is in custody for setting the fire.

The fire department said the fire caused $60,000 in damages.