A two-storey home in West Nowra was destroyed by fire on Thursday afternoon.
Fire and Rescue NSW Nowra brigade were called to the home in Cavanagh Lane, off Depot Road, at about 3.45pm.
On arrival they found the home well alight.
Firefighters in breathing apparatus fought the fire and searched the home to ensure nobody was inside. The house could not be saved. Police and fire investigators are investigating the cause of the blaze.
Crews from Fire and Rescue NSW Berry, RFS Culburra Beach, and Rural Fire Service Brigades from Illaroo Road and Greenwell Point also attended the scene.