Fire displaces two in Gold Hill

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - A fire at a home in Gold Hill left two adults homeless on Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the call at 825 Wyatt Grove Church Road just before 1:30. At one point additional manpower was needed.

The American Red Cross is assisting two adults with a hotel room and other necessities.

The Rowan County Fire Marshal's Office investigated and determined that a lighting fixture shorted out.  The homeowner tried to put the fire out with a fire extinguisher but was not successful.  The home was completely destroyed.