Firefighters respond to brush fire, find home burning instead in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Firefighters are investigating the cause of a house fire Friday morning on Jessie Street off of Statesville Avenue in north Charlotte.

They said they were called to the area for a brush fire, but when they arrived they found a home burning instead.

Firefighters said most of the damage was done to the back and side of the home. It is vacant and no one was hurt.

Channel 9 is asking if the fire started outside the home and spread, or if the fire was set on purpose.

Check back to wsoctv.com for more on this developing story.

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