CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WJZY) – One person was killed in a fire that was intentionally set overnight Sunday in west Charlotte, local officials said.
The Charlotte fire Department responded to calls regarding the residential fire near 2600 Westerwood Village Drive before 6 a.m. on Sunday where they said one person died.
CFD said one firefighter was transported to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
An initial investigation determined that the fire was intentionally set. An estimate of about $60,000 in damages was reported.
CMPD also responded to the scene and this remains an active investigation.