chaelotte nc 6/6/00-6/7/00 charlotte firefighters were kept busy last night as the rash of arson fire keeps going.the first was on cheerycreast lane where 2 units of an 8 units apartmenr building were damaged by husband and wife fighting.the next was on cross point drive where tennants that were due to be evicited set fire to the apartment. the next hit 1301 north ncdowell 1 story vacant on the ground on arrival. then 6 o am three houses under construction off mallard creek road. most fires were held to all hands.also today 301 s. college st first union tower fire in the 36th floor elevator room minor damage 2 alarms due to searchs for tennants in 48 story building.
runs for the year to date63,000. new yaer for the city is july 1.should be close to 70,000 for 1999 in 1985 only 17,000