Charlotte Fire: Smoke Detectors Alerted Family Of House Fire

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Firefighters say that two adults and a child have been displaced after a fire destroyed their home in Northeast Charlotte.

The Charlotte Fire Department responded to a fire in the cul-de-sac of Dixie Ann Drive around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

They say smoke detectors helped save the family who got out safely.

Firefighters from three departments controlled the fire in less than an hour. Two other homes were also damaged.  No word yet on how the fire started.