A firefighter was transported to a hospital with minor injuries while battling an early morning blaze.

Crews were called to the 8100 block of Bradshaw Road around 4:30 a.m. Thursday, for a house fire. Along with the injured firefighter, crews found two dogs dead inside. Crews expect to be on the scene for several more hours.

No residents were found inside the home.

The house suffered extensive damage, with investigators estimating it at $300,000. Fire investigators on scene determined the fire started in the kitchen/living room area, with the cause still unknown. A total of 34 firefighters worked to extinguish flame.