Fire breaks out at home in Thorncliffe

Emergency crews extinguished a house fire on Simons Crescent N.W. Tuesday morning and an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the blaze.

First responders were deployed to a home in Thorncliffe, near Fourth Street N.W., at around 4 a.m.

By roughly 5 a.m. the fire was considered to be under control. 

According to EMS, no one was injured in the fire. The extent of the damage to the home is unknown.

As of 6 a.m., Simons Crescent remains closed to traffic and drivers were asked to avoid the area. 

CTV News has learned that nearby power lines complicated the firefighting operation. 

This is a developing story. It will be updated once additional details are confirmed.