Lafayette Fire Department Spokesman Alton Trahan says that a home on Gathe Lane was engulfed in flames early this morning.

Trahan says no one was at home of the time of the fire in the 300 block of Gathe.

Firefighters pulled up at around 2 o'clock this morning to find the structure was fully involved.

The home was heavily damaged by the fire.

Firefighters are working to figure out what started the fire.