A residential fire in the Town of Erin is now considered suspicious.

The blaze broke out Saturday morning on Side Road 24.

Police, fire and EMS were called out at 10:36am.

It is believed that the fire originated from a wood fire place.

The homeowners were not in the residence when the fire broke out.

The damage to the residence is extensive and the fire is deemed to be suspicious.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).