A house on Lake Vermilion was destroyed by fire Sunday afternoon, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported.

The house at 2648 Mordini Road, about 15 miles east of Cook between Wakemup and Frazier bays, was engulfed in flames when emergency crews arrived on scene about 3 p.m. Sunday. The house's occupants were able to exit the structure and were not injured.

The fire remains under investigation by the Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office.