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.

The home is considered a total loss.