Arson is the suspected cause of a fire at a home on the 900 Block of Rae Street in Regina Thursday morning, officials say.

Fire crews were dispatched to 919 Rae St. at 10:15 a.m. CST and had things under control within 15 minutes.

Officials said it was a small fire at the front entrance of a two-storey home and damage was estimated at $60,000 to $80,000.

There were no injuries in the fire, crews at the scene noted no one was in the home at the time.

After determining the fire was deliberately set, the fire department handed the investigation over to police.