Brandon, Florida -- Three dogs are safe tonight after Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crews rescue them from a burning home.

The fire happened on Coolridge Ave. in Brandon. When fire crews arrived, they found smoke and flames coming out of the rear of the residence.

The crews were able to contain the fire and extinguish it, then rescue the three dogs inside.

The homeowner wasn't home at the time. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.