ORANGE - Officials say flames tore through a house in Orange, destroying it.

Firefighters arrived at the Derby Milford Road home to see flames shooting out the back of the house and through its roof. Crews from Woodbridge, Derby and Milford provided the Orange Fire Department with mutual aid.

Neighbors say the homeowner and his dogs were able to safely get out of the house. No injuries were reported.

Part of the road was closed as officials investigated. There is no word on how the fire started.