SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) – A fire destroyed a south Sacramento home and left two dogs dead late Wednesday morning, authorities say.

The scene was along the 8400 block of Varney Avenue.

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Sacramento Metro Fire crews responded around 10 a.m. and found heavy flames coming from the home. Firefighters had flames under control within a half hour, but not before the home was left with significant damage.

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A total of four adults lived at the home; all got out safely. However, firefighters say two dogs died in the fire.

The Red Cross is helping the people displaced by the fire.

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It’s unclear, at this point, what caused the fire.