The DeFuniak Springs Fire Department and Police responded to 35 Hidden Lakes Trail at approximately 6:30 AM Sunday in reference to a fully engulfed residence. A passer by noticed the smoke and flames. Firefighters worked tirelessly to extinguish the fire and prevent its spread to other residences in the Hidden Lakes neighborhood. Fortunately, the homeowners were not at home at the time and no injuries resulted. The residence sustained thousands of dollars in damage. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the State Fire Marshal.