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Several pets die in Ballantyne house fire

No people were hurt in the fire. Over 40 firefighters brought the incident under control.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It took over 40 firefighters from the Charlotte Fire Department to bring a two-alarm fire under control at a Ballantyne home.

The fire started around 12:30 p.m. Monday at the home at 10700 Jordan Rae Lane.

Smoke and fire could be visible coming from the home's roof.

The fire department sounded a second alarm for additional resources as they continued to fight the fire.

Officials confirmed that no injuries were reported, but several pets died due to the fire. Officials say none of the residents were home at the time of the fire.

The cause of the fire will be under investigation.

The neighborhood is located off of Ballantyne Commons Parkway between Community House Road and Rea Road.

This is a developing story. Stay with wcnc.com and NBC Charlotte for more information as details become available.

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