Charlotte fire officials are investigating why a 5,000-square-foot vacant home in Ballantyne caught fire on Friday.
Structure Fire; 11000 block of Beau Riley Rd; house with heavy fire showing; Station 32 area; JGilmore
— Charlotte Fire Dept (@CharlotteFD) December 8, 2017
Late Friday, the Charlotte Fire Department said the fire caused about $300,000 damage to the home in the 11000 block of Beau Riley Road. That’s off Ardrey Kell Road across from Ardrey Kell High School.
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It took a half-hour for 34 Charlotte firefighters to control a blaze in a vacant 4,000-square-foot home in Ballantyne on Friday across from Ardrey Kell High School.
Charlotte Fire Department
“Heavy fire” was showing from the home when firefighters arrived at about 1:15 p.m., according to a Charlotte Fire Department tweet.
It took 34 firefighters about a half hour to control the blaze, the department said. No one was hurt.
Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak