Officials believe fire that destroyed two-story home started in kitchen

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Investigators said a fire believed to have started in the kitchen destroyed a home Monday night.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported it happened in the 9500 block of Windward Road around 9:45 p.m.

Robert Combs with BRFD said one of the people living in the home told firefighters someone heard a noise and found a fire in the kitchen. He added all five people inside made it out safely.

According to reports, the fire had already started moving into the attic when firemen arrived on the scene.

The home is considered a total loss.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Copyright 2014 WAFB. All rights reserved.