charlotte nc 6/1/00 charlotte firefighters had a long hot night. it started at about 0110 hrs. in the 5800 block of freedom dr with a building fire reported. due to number of calls a the alarm was upgraded to 4 engines 1 ladder 1 rescue 2 bn. on arrival e 21 reported a two storty 60x80 mixed used fully involved. expousere 4 was catching and a 2nd was called.while this fire was going a single all hands kept units busy with an apartment fire on ashley road. these were about 4 miles apart.the night ended with a single family vacant house heavy fire held with first units in. all three fires were on the west side of the city and called out about half of the on duty units.