A central Hamilton family is okay after fleeing their burning home this morning.
Hamilton firefighters were called to a home on Wentworth Street South just before 3 o'clock.
Officials believe the fire started in the back of the three storey house, on the first floor.
The fire marshall has been called in to investigate the cause.
No word on a damage estimate.
Police have closed Wentworth Street South from Delaware to Aikman.
And parts of Main Street are blocked off between Grant and Myrtle.