(Hamilton) When a Hamilton business owner briefly left his home to check on his business, he returned and found his house on fire early Monday morning.

The business owner told fire crews he left his home after an alarm was activated for his business located on the East side of town. When he returned, he saw his house on fire around 4 a.m. on Millvale Avenue.

Fire crews prevented the flames from reaching past the bedroom. No one was hurt.

The damage is estimated at $35,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.