BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The St. George Fire Department responded to a reported house fire a little before 4:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27. The home was located in 13900 block of Poydras Avenue.

Fire was seen flowing through the roof of the home and firefighters went to work putting it out. It did not take long for firefighters to extinguish the blaze.

SGFD said there were people at home when the fire started but they were able to get out safely. There were no reported injuries in connection with this fire.

Fire investigators concluded that the cause of the house fire was electrical. The Red Cross was asked to come to the scene and provide help to those affected by the fire.