One injured in north Charlotte apartment fire

One person was injured in an early morning fire Tuesday in a north Charlotte apartment, fire officials said.

The apartment is in the 6400 block of Countryside Drive, off North Tryon Street.

The fire started shortly before 2:30 a.m. Twenty-three firefighters controlled the blaze in 30 minutes, Charlotte Fire Capt. Jackie Gilmore said. The cause is under investigation.

The condition of the injured person was unavailable Tuesday morning.

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