Puppy rescued after northwest Charlotte home caught fire; family displaced

  • Source: WSOC-TV ABC 9 Charlotte
  • Published: 06/05/2021 04:12 PM

PHOTOS: A family was displaced after a home caught fire in northwest Charlotte Saturday afternoon, officials said. Firefighters responded to blaze around 12:30 p.m. on Winchester Street near Sinclair Street. Officials said three adults and six children were displaced. Firefighters also rescued a family puppy. Firefighters controlled the fire within 10 minutes. No injuries were reported. Officials have not said how the fire started, but said it was accidental and started in a bedroom closed. The fire caused around $45,000 in damage to the home. Charlotte Fire said the Red Cross is helping the family members that were displaced.


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