CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - Facebook It's been three days since a vacant house burned down in a Steele Creek neighborhood, but on Tuesday an insurance adjuster made a dark discovery at the home.
Rubble is all that's left of the home on Kenley Drive that was under renovation. It was set to be turned into a business, and that was the only thing firefighters really knew about it.
Charlotte FD says when they came across the blaze around 5:45 a.m. on July 27, it was too far gone and too dangerous for anyone to assess damage and search for the remains.
"It was not safe to put a firefighter in what would be an untenable environment," Battalion Chief Phil Bosche said.
But around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, police were called to the scene after the insurance adjuster went out the home and found human remains.
Firefighters say there was nothing indicating that anyone was there, and no real indication on what started the blaze, but they say, now, everything is getting a second look.
"We will critique on the operations side and the investigations side to see where we can make improvements if there was anything that was as downfall, we can address it through that," fire investigator Paul Wilkinson said.
CMPD and Charlotte Fire say they are working to find out what started this fire, who the victim was and if they died in the fire, or from something else.
No other information has been released at this time.