Waterford City Fire Service extinguished a blaze at an unoccupied house in Waterford City last night.
They were alerted shortly at 8.36 and on arrival at 9, Leamy Street, the two crews found the house well alight.
Two teams of breathing apparatus wearers entered the house and the fire was
extinguished at 9.15pm.
The Fire Service ceased operations at approx 10.15pm.
There were no occupants in the house at the time.
Significant damage was caused to the downstairs while there was smoke damage to the rest of the house.
The cause of the fire is not known at this stage and is under Garda investigation.