May 1, 2019 7:51 am

Mount Hope home is a ‘total loss’ after blaze: Hamilton Fire Department

Hamilton Fire Department says a home under construction in Mount Hope is a "total loss" after an early morning fire Tuesday.

Sara Cain / 900 CHML

Hamilton Fire Department says a home on Homestead Drive in Mount Hope is a “total loss” after an early morning fire on Tuesday.

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In an email to 900 CHML, Deputy Chief Randy Moss says the 1 a.m. fire “occurred in a large unoccupied detached two-storey home which was under construction.”

Several crews arrived and remained at the scene once the first was extinguished to monitor hot spots.

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No injuries were reported, however, there was reportedly minor damage to two homes adjacent to the fire due to radiant heat.

Officials have not determined an official cause for the fire.

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