By Michele Dotson
Separate fires rendered two families homeless within three days in the Mint Hill Area last week.
On Thursday, February 28, a home in the 6200 block of Eagle Claw Court was completely destroyed by fire that was reported by a neighbor at around 10:30 am.
“I left for work at about 7:30,” said the owner, who wished to remain anonymous. “You know, it was my normal routine. I made my coffee and went out to work. If it hadn’t been for a friend of mine in Kannapolis who saw it on the news and called me, I would have come home at night to find my house was gone.”
The owner’s wife and two daughters were out of the country and no injuries were reported. […]