Early morning fire breaks out at home on Vance Tuesday

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Toledo Fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused a home to go up in flames early Tuesday morning.

It happened around 3:30 AM in the 900 block of Vance near N. Hawley.

The battalion chief on scene tells 13abc no one was inside at the time the fire broke out.

Firefighters say there was heavy smoke and flames coming from the back of the house when they arrived.

The flames then spread to a neighboring home. The battalion chief says the family inside was safely evacuated.

Arson investigators are on scene.

Stay with 13abc for updates.