It is still unknown what caused a fire that destroyed a home on the southeast side of town on Sunday evening.

The volunteers of the Jasper Fire Department were dispatched to the 124 block of Cinnamon Oaks Street, just off of Bevil Loop Road, shortly after 11:00, when it was reported that the home was on fire.

The firefighters and arrived to find fire in the rear of the residence and quickly spreading throughout the structure.

The volunteers of the East End Fire Department were also called to assist and both departments fought the blaze for some time before finally bringing it under control.

Jasper Fire Marshal Brandon Duckworth said Monday that the home was owned by Kevin Jeffrey of Huntington and the person living there, Timothy Davis was not home when the fire broke out.

Duckworth said he was investigating the cause of the fire.