• Firefighters put out garage fire overnight in northwest Charlotte


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Firefighters are trying to figure out what started an overnight fire at a northwest Charlotte home.

    Fire crews were called out to the house on Big River Road near Capps Hill Mine Road around 4 a.m. Thursday morning.

    Firefighters said they could see heavy smoke pouring from a garage when they arrived.

    Crews were able to put out the fire before it spread to the house.

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