22 families displaced in apartment fire in Charlotte

Officials said 22 families were displaced after a fire at an apartment complex Sunday morning in Charlotte. (WSOC)

Officials said 22 families were displaced after a fire at an apartment complex Sunday morning in Charlotte. (WSOC)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Officials said 22 families were displaced after a fire at an apartment complex Sunday morning in Charlotte.

WSOC reported that the fire occurred 8:30 a.m. on the third floor of the rear of the Tyvola Center Apartments.

Authorities said no residents were hurt in the blaze. Around 70 firefighters responded.

One firefighter was reportedly taken to the hospital after someone trying to leave the complex in a car ran over a couple of their hose lines, which snatched the lines away from the firefighters.

The Red Cross is helping to assist the victims.

Source: WSOC.