The fire from a vehicle parked outside a vacant house on a Central Road house spread into the house's attic,  said Curt Monte, a Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesman.

Firefighters arrived at 1607 Central Road just after noon Wednesday and had the fire out within 20 minutes, Monte said. 

Investigators had not yet determined the cause of the fire. 

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