Family loses home to fire two days after Christmas

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A family is without a home after a large fire broke out Wednesday evening in Rowan County, fire officials said. 

The house fire happened overnight along the 200 block of Hope Lane near Interstate-85 in Salisbury. 

A total of seven people were inside the home at the time of the fire. The family was preparing for dinner when a man went to a bedroom and noticed the room was on fire. 

Everyone from inside the home quickly evacuated. Fire officials said the house is a total loss and four people will be displaced, including a dog. 

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.