No one was hurt during a late night house fire Wednesday night on Poplar Circle in LaGragne, though the residence did sustain significant damage. Authorities are still working to determine exactly how the blaze started.
Early Thursday morning, just after midnight, firefighters with the La-Grange Fire Department responded to the 100 block of Poplar Circle off of Lafayette Parkway in reference to reports of a house fire.
LaGrange Fire Department personnel arrived on the scene minutes later find flames and heavy smoke coming from the single story house.
Firefighters then immediately began an aggressive attempt to put out the fire starting from the front of the house.
In the meantime, La-Grange Fire personnel also made contact with the residents on scene, who advised there was no one inside the burning building.
Just to make sure, La-Grange Firefighters entered the burning residence and performed a search throughout the structure and fully confirmed that there were no victims inside the residence.
Firefighters say they managed to get the under control by 1:11 a.m.
Though all of the occupants of the residence were able to escape the blaze, the fire still caused extensive damage to the home.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the LaGrange Fire Department.
The local American Red Cross was has since been called to provide assistance to the occupants.
There were no injuries reported.