Investigators returned to St Francois Valley Road yesterday to try to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a single storey home in Belmont on Monday night.

According to a police report, the incident occurred at about 10 pm.

Fire appliances from the Wrightson Road Headquarters responded and were able to contain the fire to the structure.

Fire officers said buildings adjacent to the house suffered minor water and smoke damage.

Fire officers said no one was at home at the time of the incident.