HOUSTON -

Houston fire investigators are working to figure out what sparked a fire that destroyed a home in east Houston.

According to the Houston Fire Department, the fire broke out just after 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the home on Rhode Island and Clinton Park.

Investigators said the fire destroyed the home and damaged a nearby garage apartment.  Investigators said one person was inside the garage apartment when the fire broke out.  He escaped unharmed.

There were no injuries reported.