Resident hurt in north Charlotte apartment fire, investigators say

CHARLOTTE — A resident was hurt in an apartment fire in north Charlotte Friday morning, according to the Charlotte Fire Department.

The fire started at an apartment complex on Tanager Park Drive, near Sunset Road and Interstate 77 around 2 a.m.

A Channel 9 crew could see melted siding and burn marks on the side of the apartment.

MEDIC said the person taken to the hospital wasn’t seriously hurt. Firefighters also said one person and a family of four was displaced.

CFD said 30 firefighters controlled the flames in 18 minutes. The fire caused about $48,000 in damage.

Investigators said the fire started on the porch but they don’t know yet what caused the fire.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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