Lafayette firefighters responded to a report of a fire this morning at a building at the 100 block of Cannan Drive off Kaliste Saloom Road in southern Lafayette.

Lafayette Fire Department Officer Alton Trahan reports that fire crews were able to contain damage to a small portion of the large metal building, and that the fire was under control within 15 minutes.

The building's exterior sustained heavy fire damage in the area where the fire began and there was heavy fire and smoke damage to a third of the structure.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.