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10 people escape fire that destroyed home

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People could only watch as flames fully engulfed this home in Baton Rouge. People could only watch as flames fully engulfed this home in Baton Rouge.
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Fire crews are trying to find out what caused a fire that destroyed a home Friday morning.

A house fire sparked on Jefferson Avenue near North 32nd Street in Baton Rouge around 6 a.m.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department said it appears as though the fire started near an attic fan. Investigators said by the time the people inside noticed it the flames had already spread to other parts of the house.

All 10 people in the home made it out safely. The house was a total loss.

Firefighters said by the time they arrived on the scene about 70 percent of the home was on fire.

Red Cross responded to help the family.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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