CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Fire Department is investigating a fire that was intentionally set in east Charlotte on Saturday morning.
Crews responded to Mansell Court for a house fire, officials announced Saturday. The fire was controlled in 10 minutes and no one was hurt, according to officials.
STRUCTURE FIRE UPDATE; 8500 block of Mansell Ct; firefighters controlled the fire in 10min; no injuries reported; occupants displaced; the fire was intentionally set & remains under investigation; estimated loss $25k; anyone with info is ask to call crime stoppers at 704.334.1600 pic.twitter.com/cadG0jEbfN— Charlotte Fire Dept (@CharlotteFD) March 18, 2023
Residents were displaced as a result of the fire. Officials also found the fire was intentionally set, which they are still investigating.
The estimated loss is at $25,000. Anyone with information about the cause of the fire is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.
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