No injuries in fire at home of Panthers coach Ron Rivera

SHARE No injuries in fire at home of Panthers coach Ron Rivera
SHARE No injuries in fire at home of Panthers coach Ron Rivera

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — No one was hurt when a fire broke out in the Charlotte home of Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera.

The fire was reported around 4 a.m. Monday.

Rivera told reporters at the scene he heard smoke detectors going off and that everyone was able to get out of the home safely.

Television video showed blackened windows in the attic of the 7,000-square foot home.

It wasn’t’ clear what started the fire. Fire officials reported seeing heavy smoke and fire coming from the house when they arrived.

It took fire crews about an hour to extinguish the fire.

A Charlotte Fire Department spokesman did not immediately return messages Monday morning.

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