According to the Beloit Fire Department, a fire caused an estimated $40,000 in damage to a home Friday.

Firefighters were called to the home in the 2100 block of Mildred Street around 4:00 p.m., according to a release.

The Beloit Fire Department says no one was home at the time of the fire and that no one was hurt.

The fire caused heavy damage throughout the home. The homeowner will be staying with friends, officials said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.