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MINTHILL, N.C. -- One person was hospitalized and two dogs perished in a house fire Saturday evening in Mint Hill.

The Mint Hill Fire Department responded to the blaze on Minewood Avenue Saturday evening.

Fire officials say an elderly couple lives at the home, and one of the residents was taken to the hospital with what MEDICdescribed as potentially-life threatening injuries.

The Mint Hill Fire Department told NBCCharlotte two dogs died in the fire.

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