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2 dogs die in Chapel Hill house fire

Posted April 19

Chapel Hill firefighter fought back a fire Tuesday morning at a home on Homestead Road. Photo via Chapel Hill Fire Department

— Chapel Hill firefighters fought back a fire Wednesday morning at a home on Homestead Road.

The fire started around 8 a.m.

A photo tweeted by the Chapel Hill Fire Department showed flames and heavy smoke coming from the residence.

Officials said the home was owned by the University of North Carolina.

There were no injuries to people, officials said, but two dogs died in the fire.

Authorities closed the road between Seawell School Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Chapel Hill home catches fire Wednesday morning

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  • Nicolle Leney Apr 19, 4:32 p.m.
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    Sorry to the family for the loss of their furry family members :(