Firefighter taken to hospital for heat exhaustion after battling fire in northeast Charlotte

- Officials say a firefighter was taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion Tuesday after battling a 2-alarm apartment fire in northeast Charlotte.

It happened about 9 a.m. at the Hunters Pointe apartments on Prospect Drive.

Charlotte Fire Department tweeted that they were able to control in the fire at about 9:54 a.m. 

Firefighters on scene could not say if anyone was home at the time when the fire started.

A worker with Souther Restoration and Construction on scene tells FOX46 Charlotte that a firefighter was being treated for smoke inhalation.

Charlotte Fire Department tweeted that a firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital for heat exhaustion.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

We have a crew at the scene. This is a developing story. Stay with FOX46 Charlotte for updates.




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