UPDATED: Fire officials investigating blaze on Major Lane in Bathurst

***Updated on 6 June, 2018

Fire officials are investigating a house fire on Major Lane in Bathurst.

Bathurst's deputy fire chief, Danny Boucher, says crews were called to the home shortly after midnight on Wednesday.

He says the building was completely destroyed and that police and the Fire Marshal's office are investigating.

Cst. Jeff Chiasson of the Bathurst Police Force says nobody was living in the house at the time of the blaze and that the fire is considered suspicious.

The investigation continues.