Firefighters from two departments respond to house fire in High Point

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — Officials say crews from two area fire departments were called upon after a town-home caught on fire Tuesday night.

According to officials, shortly after 8:30 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to 3921 Tarrant Trace Cir., in response to a house fire.

After crews arrived on the scene and saw flames shooting through the roof, firefighters from another department were called in to assist.

Crews were able to  take control of the flames by 9:30 p.m.

Firefighters say no one was home at the time, but the roof and back of the home suffered heavy damage.

The cause is under investigation.