Ontario fire marshal called in after overnight blaze at Markham home

Ontario fire marshal called in after overnight blaze at Markham home

The Ontario fire marshal has been called in after fire tore through a home in Markham overnight.

York Regional Police say they received a call shortly before midnight for a fire at a home on Hartwell Place near Markland Street.

Police were still holding the scene as of about 6 a.m.

No one was in the home when the fire broke out, police said.

They couldn't immediately speak to the extent of the damage.