This residence in Hopedale caught fire on Saturday morning. (Kate Adach/CBC)

The RCMP is investigating two fires that happened in Hopedale on Saturday.

Police responded to a fire at the town's College of the North Atlantic at around 2 a.m.

Responders quickly put out the flames, which caused considerable damage to the outside of the building.

A second fire was reported at a nearby residence.

Both fires are still under investigation.