BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A family of four safely escaped a house fire on Sumrall Drive, according to Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRFD).

BRFD responded to the 4000 block of Sumrall Drive shortly after midnight on Jan. 4.

Firefighters found “heavy fire” in the attic of the home and were able to contain it near the back of the house, according to a BRFD spokesperson.

BRFD said the cause of the fire was deemed electrical and suspects it began around the furnace.