No injuries were reported following a house fire in Peterborough, Ont., early Saturday.
According to Peterborough Fire Services acting platoon chief Pat Caskanette around 12:15 a.m., crews responded to a report from a passerby of a possible structure fire on Margaret Avenue.
On arrival, firefighters found smoke billowing from a home.
Caskanette says the 17 firefighters on scene initiated a search of the home and began an “aggressive” interior fire attack.
No one was located inside.
An early damage estimate is at $800,000, said Caskanette.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the fire department, fire prevention and the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal.