PHOENIX - A home was severely damaged by a house fire in Phoenix Friday afternoon.

Phoenix FD officials said that while the fire was contained fairly quickly, the home near 40th Street and Thomas Road is a complete loss.

Fortunately, nobody was home when the fire started, according to fire officials. Power lines behind the home were damaged by the fire.

It's not clear what caused the fire. Phoenix FD is investigating the scene.

Firefighters work at the scene of a Phoenix house fire June 17, 2017. (Photo: Phoenix FD)