• Investigators estimate $85K damage after car fire spreads to Derita home


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Fire Department said the Red Cross is assisting two people after a car caught fire inside their garage Sunday morning.

    [GALLERY: Car fire spreads to Derita home]

    Firefighters responded to the blaze around 2:30 a.m. on Osage Circle in the Derita neighborhood.



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    The flames quickly spread from the garage to the house, causing an estimated $85,000 in damage, according to fire officials.

    CFD said both occupants suffered minor injuries, but only one was transported to a hospital.

    Investigators deemed the fire accidental.

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