A fire ripped through a North Port home early Monday morning, leaving it in ashes.

Fire crews were called to the home in the 4800 block of Weatherton St. around 2 a.m. Monday morning. The house was fully engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived.

The house was empty at the time- neighbors said the homeowners were out of town on vacation. The home has been declared a complete loss- The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.