Volunteer firefighters from Eggertsville and Snyder managed to confine a house fire to an exterior wall early this morning on Woodcrest Drive, Amherst fire officials reported.

The blaze, which was reported at about 3 a.m., caused an estimated $15,000 damage at 107 Woodcrest Drive, which is west of Sweet Home Road, a few blocks north of Sheridan Drive.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.