LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. -- Fire officials say a three-story home in Lincoln County was engulfed in flames Sunday night.

Huntersville Fire responded to a call in the 4660 block of Lake Shore Road North in Denver. The fire severely damaged a 4,000 square-foot home and residents were not home at the time of the fire, according to Denver Fire.

The fire was under control in 45 minutes, Denver Fire said.

No one was hurt in the fire. Officials did not list the amount of damage caused by the fire.