1 arrested for southwest Charlotte apartment fire, investigators say

CHARLOTTE — A woman was arrested when an apartment in southwest Charlotte was intentionally set on fire over the weekend, investigators said.

Charlotte Fire was called before 11 p.m. Sunday to Green Needles Court. They found light smoke coming from the building when they arrived.

At the scene, Channel 9 could see firefighters hosing down objects from the apartment.

It took 30 firefighters 10 minutes to control the fire. MEDIC said no one was hurt, but court records show multiple people were inside at the time.

Charlotte Fire investigators later determined the fire had been intentionally set. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department confirmed Alicia Davis was arrested and charged with first-degree arson.

It’s estimated the fire caused $23,000 in damage.

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