Reports: Second Child Dead In East Charlotte House Fire
A second child has reportedly died from injuries suffered in a house fire in east Charlotte early Wednesday.
About ten people were reportedly inside the home on Academy Street — near Eastway Drive and Sugar Creek Road — when the fire broke out at around 1 a.m. Wednesday. Three other children and two adults were transported to area hospitals with life-threatening injuries sustained in the fire.
Investigators believe the fire started from an unattended candle or candles.