Fires reported at two different High Point homes

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6111 Bridges Drive in High Point, where three dogs were killed in a fire. (Brian Rainey/WGHP-TV)

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Authorities said early morning fires were reported at two different High Point homes; one resulting in three dogs being killed and the other in a person being hospitalized.

Officials said the fire involving the dogs was reported around 12:41 a.m. Saturday at 6111 Bridges Drive. as the occupants arrived home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, although officials said they do not suspect foul play. No human injuries were reported.

Investigators said the home is a total loss and the fire caused some damage to vinyl siding to an adjacent home. The Red Cross is assisting the victims.

The second fire was reported around 2:14 a.m. Saturday at 650 Wesley Drive. Authorities said one person was treated and released from High Point Regional Hospital for smoke inhalation.

Authorities said that fire was caused accidentally by a candle in a bedroom. No other injuries were reported, but officials estimated about $25,000 in damages to the home.

The investigations are ongoing and no other details were immediately available.

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