MISSOULA, Mont. -

A fire early Friday afternoon destroyed a home in Dixon. Now community members are coming together to help out the homeowner who lost everything.

The flames engulfed the home off of Montana Highway 200 around 1:30 Friday afternoon.

Witnesses say Dixon fire rescue and crews from nearby towns showed up, but were unable to get the blaze under control before it leveled the home.

Community members who want to help the homeowner are asked to drop off any donations of things like food and clothes to Gambles Hardware in St. Ignatius.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.