Published: Jan 30, 2014 7:59 AM EST

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- The state fire marshall has been called in to investigate a suspicious house fire on Valhalla Drive. Dee Hawkins with Charlotte County EMS says the home wasn't a total loss, most of the damage was limited to a back bedroom. Though, there was smoke damage throughout the home.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday. Hawkins says the house appears vacant and no one was in home at time of fire.