A late morning fire causes extensive damage to a Toms River home Monday. 

Home on North Maple in Toms River after a fire (Toms River Police)

Township Police say the owner of the home on North Maple had just returned when he heard the fire alarm and saw smoke near the fire place just before 11 a.m.

The Pleasant Plains and Silverton Fire Companies extinguished the blaze.

No injuries are reported but the fire is under investigation.