Ben Lomond house damaged in fire

A fire in the Queenstown Lakes district suburb of Ben Lomond damaged a two-storey home early this morning.

The fire occurred on Alpine Retreat Rd around 5.30am, a Southern Fire Communications spokesman said.

Three appliances responded to the blaze.

"They've said it's a moderate fire on the second level of a dwelling."

There were no reports of injuries, the spokesman said.

The cause of the fire was currently unknown.