CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - One child and one adult have been displaced following a fire at a southeast Charlotte apartment complex Tuesday morning, fire officials said.
The fire was called in just after 8:00 a.m. at the Villa East Apartments located at Village Lake Drive, just east of Monroe Road.
Twenty-three firefighters responded to the scene and the fire was under control by 8:31 a.m., fire officials said. At this time, the home has been deemed unsafe.
A family of two have been displaced. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, one person has been detained in connection to this fire.
Check back with FOX 46 Charlotte for updates on this developing story.
Fire displaces a family (one adult, one child) on Village Lake Drive. Unknown cause, under investigation, according to battalion chief. No injuries. It took 23 firefighters 20 minutes to put fire out. Originally came in as medical call. Home now unsafe @FOX46News pic.twitter.com/bOISYMd7uj— Matt Grant (@MattGrantFOX46) December 11, 2018