The Hamilton Fire Department is still on scene in Ancaster where a fire caused a house to collapse.

The fire caused extensive damage to the house leaving an estimated $500,000 in damage.

CBC Hamilton was informed firefighters are monitoring the site for spot fires. The Office of the Fire Marshal will also join the team on ground to determine the cause of the fire.

The lone occupant of the house was not home at the time of the fire.

The fire department responded to the report of a house fire at 305 Highway #52 in Ancaster at approximately 9:35 p.m. last night. Hamilton Police do not consider the fire suspicious.