DANVILLE, Va. -

A family in Danville is without a home after an fire early Saturday morning.

Crews were called out to Dallas Avenue just after 4 a.m.  They say flames engulfed the home.

It took them about 2 and a half hours to put out the flames.

No one was inside, and authorities haven't been able to get a hold of the owner.

The fire marshal's office is looking into what started the fire.