Firefighters are investigating the cause of a Monday morning blaze that destroyed a home at 2329 America St.

The resident of the home escaped unharmed, according to a Baton Rouge Fire Department news release.

The call came in reporting the fire at 2:23 a.m., the release says.

When firefighters arrived, the house was fully involved with fire, the release says.

A home next door had some light heat damage from the fire but firefighters were able to keep the blaze from spreading to other homes, the release says.