The Vermont Division of Fire Safety is investigating after a fire Saturday destroyed a house in Essex.

The fire started at about 7 a.m. inside a garage on Route 15. No one was hurt, but the road was closed for hours.

Firefighters from Essex, Essex Junction, Colchester, Winooski, Williston, Burlington, the Vermont Air National Guard, the Underhill Jericho Fire Department and Saint Michael’s College Fire and Rescue worked together to put out the flames.

Essex Rescue and Colchester rescue also assisted at the scene.