Fire on the third floor in Charlotte
HighRise Ops Staff
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – WCNC reports that one person was hurt in a fire at the abandoned Varnadore building in southeast Charlotte on Friday evening.
Fire department officials said one person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
Firefighters were able to get incident under control in approximately 22 minutes.
Investigators determined the fire started on the third floor and there was evidence homeless people inside.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Update 3rd Alarm Structure Fire; 4300 block of Independence; CFD Investigators concluded that the fire started on the 3rd floor of the abandon muti-story office building & remains under investigation; property loss $11k; evidence of homeless activity throughout the structure https://t.co/9dgmLtOZTH
— Charlotte Fire Dept (@CharlotteFD) February 6, 2021