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Rowan County home catches fire, cause under investigation

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SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) -

A Rowan County home caught fire Friday morning.

The incident was reported on Lippard Road at 10:14 a.m. near the Faith and Granite Quarry communities.

WBTV's David Whisenant says heavy black smoke could be seen in the sky for miles.

Fire crews rushed to the scene to find flames coming from the attic.

The cause is under investigation but crews say it looks like it started in the attic.

The homeowner was not home at the time of the fire.

One firefighter was sent to the hospital for a knee injury.

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