Thorncliffe house damaged by early morning fire OCN News

Emergency crews put out a house fire on Simons Crescent NW Tuesday morning and an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.

First responders were deployed to a house in Thorncliffe, near Fourth Street NW, around 4am.

Around 5 a.m., the fire was considered under control.

According to EMS, no one was injured in the fire. The extent of the damage to the house is not known.

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

CTV News has learned that nearby power lines are complicating firefighting operations.

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