No injuries were reported in three residential fires reported in Charlotte on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.
A family of five was displaced in a blaze that broke out about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment in the 2500 block of North Pine Street, according to Charlotte fire officials.
Firefighters found smoke coming from the two-story apartment when they arrived. Officials said the blaze apparently started on the second floor of the unit and caused about $15,000 damage. Investigators are working to determine a cause of the fire.
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The American Red Cross said it provided support for the three adults, two children and pets that lived in the apartment.
The other blazes were Tuesday evening.
A fire broke out about 6:30 p.m. at a home in the 2600 block of Mason Hill Place, off Mallard Creek Road. Officials said it took a crew of 23 firefighters less than 20 minutes to subdue the blaze.
Then around 7:45 p.m., firefighters were called to a home in the 5600 block of Hollirose Drive, off Albemarle Road between Lawyers and Harrisburg roads. A crew of 23 firefighters needed less than 10 minutes to put out that blaze.
The American Red Cross said a family of two adults and a child was displaced in the Hollirose Drive fire.