Fire fighters from the Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency Service battled a house fire Thursday night in Porters Lake.
Several fire crews were called to the upscale A-1 Lakeview Bed & Breakfast after 7 p.m. The building was gutted by fire.
The division commander said the fire was burning on the interior and exterior of the lakeside home when they arrived.
The occupants of the home escaped unharmed.
The cause of the fire is not known at this time.