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Niagara County fire officials are investigating an early Wednesday morning fire on Pinelake Drive in Wheatfield.

The fire was reported about 12:05 a.m. at 2662 Pinelake Drive and responding deputies encountered heavy smoke and flames at the rear of the home. All the occupants of the home had safely exited the home.

Deputies said it appeared the fire started in the rear of the home and spread up to the roof and attic.

Members of the St. Johnsburg Fire Company and Frontier Fire Company were able to extinguish the fire.

Damage estimates weren’t available Wednesday morning and Niagara County Origin and Cause Fire Investigators are handling the investigation.