Large, vacant building catches fire in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Fire Department is working to confirm the cause of a large building fire in north Charlotte Monday night.

The fire occurred just before 10:30 p.m. on North Pine Street near West 28th Street.

Channel 9 crews observed flames coming out of the roof of the empty multi-family building. The building also wasn’t secured, Charlotte Fire said.

Investigators said the fire started on the second floor in the front bedroom at floor level. They were not able to figure out what sparked it.

Charlotte Fire said they found “evidence of vagrant activity” at the building.

No further information was released.

This is a developing story; check wsoctv.com for updates.

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