charlotte nc 2 two alarm fire at the strawn senior apartments 1225 s. cauldwell street.
a fire i one unit on the sixth floor sent tennants to windows for air as charlotte firefighters worked to get the fire under control and evacuate all tennants. 5 were taken to local hospitals for smoke and pre existing conditions,all 12 floors of the building were evacuated.
only one apartment suffered fire damage,water did get all the way down to the first floor.red cross on scene to find housing for tennants. about 60 people displaced due to fire operations at this time. 1st alarm high rise box.engines 2,1,4,10,ladder 2,4 batt 1,5 2nd alarm engines 6,8,12,16,ladder 18,1 batt3 rescue 10.