Puppy rescued after northwest Charlotte home caught fire; family displaced

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A family was displaced after a home caught fire in northwest Charlotte Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Firefighters responded to blaze around 12:30 p.m. on Winchester Street near Sinclair Street.

Officials said three adults and six children were displaced. Firefighters also rescued a family puppy.

Firefighters controlled the fire within 10 minutes. No injuries were reported.

Officials have not said how the fire started, but said it was accidental and started in a bedroom closed. The fire caused around $45,000 in damage to the home.

Charlotte Fire said the Red Cross is helping the family members that were displaced.

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