KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A Kalamazoo house was destroyed in a Monday morning fire, authorities said.

Around 7:45 a.m., fire crews with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety were sent to Portage Street near Bryant Street for a house fire.

Crews at the scene told News 8 that five people live in the three-unit apartment. Everyone made it out of the house safely.

The house is considered a total loss.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The road was blocked while emergency responders were on scene but later reopened.