Police investigate intentional fire at assisted living facility

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. —

Firefighters, police and paramedics responded to a fire at an assisted living center in Kannapolis Thursday afternoon.

The fire was intentionally set, according to Kannapolis officials.  Kannapolis Police Department have a suspect and are continuing their investigation. 

Emergency crews were dispatched to Cannon Creek Assisted Living on North Cannon Street around 1:30 p.m.

From Chopper 9, numerous fire engines and ambulances could be seen around the building.

There is no word right now on any injuries.

Check back with wsoctv.com for updates on this developing story.