A fire that started under a carport Thursday morning quickly spread to a house on Allyson Drive causing the destruction of nearly half of the home, according to a Baton Rouge Fire Department news release.

Firefighters were called to 10524 Allyson Drive at 3:04 a.m. to respond to the blaze, according to the news release.

The other half of the home was damaged by significant heat, smoke and water damage.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.