Chester home destroyed by fire

A house in Chester has been destroyed by fire.

Several volunteer fire departments responded to the blaze on Victoria Street, which was reported to Lunenburg County District RCMP as 12:25 a.m. Sunday.

Police say everyone inside was able to escape before the building became fully engulfed.

At least one nearby residence was evacuated due to the risk of the fire spreading.

The Office of the Fire Marshal has been called in to help determine the cause of the blaze.