A Yellowknife home in the Niven Lake area has been significantly damaged after a fire earlier Monday morning. 

The family woke up to the fire alarm and smoke.

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No one was injured in the fire. (CBC)

Fire crews arrived to find the top two floors of the house engulfed in flames. They managed to get the blaze under control in less than two hours.

No one was injured.

The damage is estimated to be about $500,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.