Firefighters battle early morning fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - St. George Firefighters say they were called out to a residential fire early Sunday morning.  The fire happened in the 400 block of W. Shady Lake Place just after 2:00 am.

Firefighters arrived on the scene to find fire billowing from the attic and porch of a structure that was detached from the actual residence.  Luckily, the fire did not spread to the home. The two adults and two children living inside the home were alerted by their fire and smoke alarm and were able to escape unharmed.

The fire was brought under control just before 3:00 am.  The cause of the fire is undetermined and remains under investigation.

Copyright 2013 WAFB. All rights reserved.