SAUK RAPIDS -- The Sauk Rapids fire department was called to a house fire early this (Thursday) morning.

Fire Chief Tony Hommerding says the call came in just after 3:30 a.m. for the fire at a trailer home in the 1900 block of Benton Drive North.  He says the back quarter of the trailer home suffered smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is believed to be the clothes dryer.