Fire damages house and destroys 2 cars

House, two cars damaged in El Camino fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Officials are investigating a house fire that resulted in two cars being burned under the carport.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported it happened at a home on El Camino Avenue. Officials said the first crew arrived at 12:04 a.m.

Mark Miles with BRFD said firefighters arrived at the home to find flames shooting from the carport.

He added once the flames were contained, firemen discovered the fire started in the laundry room. 

The house had heavy fire and smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Copyright WAFB 2015. All Rights Reserved.