A home on Malden Hill drive was left with extensive damage following a fire Thursday evening.

Amherstburg fire crews were called to the house fire at 5 p.m.

Neighbours told CTV News that they heard a loud bang coming from one of the homes in the area. When they rushed outside they saw the front porch on fire.

Fire officials say the fire started near a barbeque and one person suffered a minor injury to their arm.

Damage to home the set at $170,000.