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.