EAST PENN TWP., Pa. -

A fire destroyed a home in Carbon County Tuesday.

It broke out shortly after 6 p.m. in the 200 block of Lauchnor Road in East Penn Township.

Crews at the scene say the fire appeared to have started in the roof and spread quickly.

Crews say a person who was in the house got out safely, and no one was hurt.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.