A fire in central Minnesota has caused damage to an area residence.

The fire took place at 33599 Poverty Point Dr. in Avon Twp in Stearns County. The homeowner, Nathan Hylla, 44, of Avon, told authorities that they had been using the fireplace earlier in the evening. They later woke to something falling and noticed flames near the ceiling above the fireplace and heard a crackling sound.

The Avon Fire Department responded and put out the blaze. No one was injured. It is not known what caused the fire.

The extent of the damage is not at this time.