1 child, 1 adult displaced in SE Charlotte apartment fire

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.