UPDATE: Electric Heat-Gun Sparks Amherstburg Fire

Damage is pegged at $100,000 after a house fire in the 300-block of Texas Rd. in Amherstburg.

Amherstburg Fire and Rescue says an electric heat-gun used to thaw frozen pipes in the home's basement sparked the blaze.

Crews from Stations 1 and 2 responded around 10am Saturday and arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the home.

Residents who were home at the time were able to get out safely.