LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Fire investigators are sifting through the damage after a morning fire on Lansing’s south side.

The fire left a car in ruins and spread to two nearby homes.

It all began just after 10:00 a.m. on the 1600 block of West Jolly Road.

The call was initially for a car fire but once firefighters got on the scene they realized it was a much bigger problem.

The fire had spread to two nearby houses on either side of the driveway where the burning car had been parked.

Both homes were heavily damaged.

We’ll have updates for you online and on 6 News as the search for a cause continues.