Home near Marshville school goes up in flames

MARSHVILLE, NC (WBTV) - Police called in a house fire close to Marshville Elementary School around 4 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The two story home on N. Elm Street was engulfed in flames as firefighters arrived on the scene and sustained heavy damage.

No one was home at the time.  The homeowners are still trying to be contacted.

An investigation is now underway to determine the cause of the fire.