McVILLE, N.D.-A fire destroyed a McVille home early Thursday morning, according to the Nelson County Sheriff's office.

Firefighters from McVille and Aneta, N.D., as well as the McVille ambulance service, responded at 5:30 a.m. after a passerby who witnessed the blaze at 108 Sheyenne St. called dispatch. No one was injured during the fire, Sheriff Keith Olson said.

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Homeowner Mark Opoien wasn't home at the time of the fire but arrived quickly because he's an ambulance service member, Olson said.

"He got a page for a fire at his own house," he said.

Firefighters remained at the residence until about 1 or 2 p.m.

The fire is still under investigation and no cause had been determined as of Thursday, Olson said. A fire marshal will visit the residence Friday.

The Red Cross provided financial assistance to Opoien, who was believed to have homeowners insurance and a place to stay for a few days, Red Cross spokesman Brian Shawn said.