OPP and Haldimand County Fire Services responded to Wilcox Drive, Walpole, for a residential fire, Sunday at 7:59 p.m.

Fire Services confirmed the occupant, who was alerted by the smoke detector and then noticed smoke, was able to exit the residence safely and there were no injuries. The fire also caused damage to a neighbouring residence.

The total damage is estimated at $400,000. Haldimand County Fire Services determined the fire was not suspicious.