The fire chief says there is severe structural damage and also water damage inside the home in the 200 block of Tennwood Court around 4:15 p.m.
Now, many neighbors in this community are rallying around the homeowners.
The couple living in the home was forced out after a fire, which started in the attic of the home.
One person was taken to the hospital, with non-life threatening injuries. Four dogs inside also made it out safely.
Neighbor says the couple is staying with family in Durham.
The home, which is valued at nearly $1.2 million according to property tax records, is approximately 5,500 square feet.
Fire officials say the cause of the fire was related to the use of a fireplace.