Firefighters from the Orange County Emergency Services responded to a house fire at approximately 7:00 A.M. today off of Farm Rd. 105, near Mansfield Ferry Rd.

EMS and firefighters from other area fire departments remained on the scene for several hours keeping an eye on, and extinguishing hot spots.

The fire, which investigators believe started in the rear of the house, near the garage, destroyed the home. The fire spread quickly and gutted the home.

The Dane Stout family was not home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries reported.