Published: Jul 08, 2014 10:46 AM EDT
Updated: Jul 08, 2014 1:06 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- One man was forced from his home after a fire broke out around 2:00 a.m. in the 5000 block of Melaluca Drive.

Firefighters from the Tice Fire Department said the man woke up to the smell of smoke and was able to get out of the house through a window.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire to just one room. The man will stay will family members for the time being.