Six Children Rescued from Charlotte (NC) House Fire

Charlotte Fire Department

Jonathan Limehouse

The Charlotte Observer


Six children were rescued from a burning north Charlotte home Friday morning, according to the Charlotte Fire Department.

The structure fire happened at a two-story home in the 2000 block of Southwinds Drive. Firefighters removed the six children from the smoking home, but one of them had to be evaluated by Medic.

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A firefighter had to also be evaluated after the blaze.

The fire is currently under control and under investigation, the department said.

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