An overnight fire near Whyte Ridge caused significant damage to a home early Monday morning.

Fire crews first got the call around 2:45 a.m., and the flames had already spread significantly through the wood framed bungalow on Sigma Crescent.

A fire official said the blaze started in the rear of the home and spread from the deck to the house.

The owner of the home was able to get out safely.  

The cause is under investigation, and there is no word on damage yet.