Pets Killed in East Charlotte House Fire

CHARLOTTE, NC — A dog and cat have died after a house fire in east Charlotte.

Charlotte Fire Department says they responded to a home on Manchester Lane with heavy smoke and flames showing just after 8:30 a.m.

Officials believe a stove burner left on caused the fire. One person who was inside the home was evaluated on scene by paramedics but was later transported to an area hospital.

Officials estimate about $140,000 in damages.