Firefighters battled a fire in a home in Everett, Massachusetts, on Monday morning.
The blaze was first reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Auburn Street.
The Everett firefighters union said on Twitter that a preliminary search of the second floor did not turn up anyone inside and that the roof was being vented.
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There were initial reports that someone might have been trapped inside the building, but no injuries were reported.
The flames were reportedly knocked down by about 9:50 a.m. but crews were expected to remain on scene extinguishing any remaining hot spots.
No further information was immediately available.