KANNAPOLIS, NC - Firefighters say a barking dog alerted some Kannapolis residents to evacuate from their burning home Thursday night.
The fire was at a home located on the 2000 block of Summit Avenue and happened around 7:08 p.m.
Kannapolis firefighters could see the smoke and flames about a block away from the home.
Two people were sleeping inside the house and woke up due to their barking dog.
The dog, which is named Happy, suffered only a minor injury to one leg.
Fire officials are still trying to determine what caused the fire.
Fort Mill police say it happened around 6:05 p.m. at a home on Walden Park Drive.
Lancaster police say they were called to the 800 block of Woodland Drive around 8:52 p.m. in reference to a shooting.
According to a document from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the shelter violated rules regarding documentation of the dogs.
Tuesday night, hundreds crowded into Triple C Brewery to get a taste of what the city hopes to see South End transform into.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers said around 9:15 p.m. that I-485 would be closed for "an unknown amount of time."