2 horses die in Charlotte barn fire

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