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Attic fire damages Charlotte County home Wednesday

Posted at 10:48 AM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-15 10:48:45-04

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- A Charlotte County family's home was damaged by fire on Wednesday in the Tropical Gulf Acres community.

This happened around 12:43 p.m. on Poem Avenue.

Firefighters say the fire was in a small attic space but was extinguished before it did significant damage.

The fire marshall says faulty electrical wiring sparked the fire.

The Red Cross is now helping the six residents of the home until it is fixed.