Thick black smoke could be seen off Queensway Drive this morning as fire crews were called to a house fire in Thornhill.
The Thornhill Volunteer Fire Department was sent to a home in the 1400 block of Maple Street at about 9:15.
Firefighters found the carport in flames when they arrived and the fire was spreading to the house.
Reports indicate that the residents were able to exit the home safely.
Thornhill also called in the Terrace Fire department for mutual aid.
The home appears to have suffered serious damage.