Officials are investigating an early morning fire in Muskoka Lakes.

Just after one, Muskoka Lakes Firefighters from three different stations were called to the house fire on Dee Bank Road. The two-storey home was fully engulfed in flames according to officials. One person had been inside the home at the time and was found standing outside. He was taken to South Muskoka Memorial Hospital to be checked out.

The fire took a few hours to put out and the cost of damage is estimated to be around $450,000. No details on the cause of the fire have been released.