A family escaped uninjured, but their home was rendered uninhabitable by a fire in the 700 block of East Avenue C in Temple early Wednesday morning.

Temple Fire & Rescue responded to 714 E. Ave. C shortly before 4 AM. Upon arriving, they noticed heavy fire and smoke issuing from a single-family home.

The fire was under control by 4:21 AM. However, the home received major fire and smoke damage.

The occupants were home at the time of the fire and escaped unharmed. No injuries to the family or firefighters were reported.

The cause of the fire was still under investigation late Wednesday morning.