Firefighters put out a barn fire in northwest Charlotte Wednesday morning, but not before two horses died.
A neighbor reported that dogs and puppies also likely perished.
The barn is near the 3800 block of Oakdale Road, in a rural area near Miranda Road. It was not clear whether the property was a private home.
Charlotte Fire Department was among the first responders.
The barn was fully engulfed when the fire was reported just before 8 a.m. The fire had been contained shortly after the hour.
Oakdale Road was temporarily closed but had reopened by 8:15 a.m.
Karen Sullivan: 704-358-5532, @Sullivan_kms