The Orange Fire Department responded to a house fire Monday evening at approximately 6 p.m. at 116 N. Farragut Street in the East Orange neighborhood of Navy Park.  

Off duty Pinehurst Fire Marshal Gerone Hadnot discovered the fire while driving home from work.  

The house was not occupied at the time of the fire, but the resident arrived at the scene after relatives notified him of the fire.  A thorough search of the home was completed by firefighters, with no one found inside the burning home. Crews extinguished the fire quickly. 

Cause of the fire is under investigation.