Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The Columbia Fire Department responded to a house fire just after 5:00 a.m. Thursday morning.

Columbia Fire responds to home engulfed in smoke and flames early Thursday morning. 

Fire crews said that fire and smoke was showing when they arrived at the home on Martha Street. The home was destroyed.

According to Columbia Fire no one was home at the time.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.