An early Thursday morning fire at the Ballenger Manor Apartments left one person dead and has been ruled arson.

According to WNEM, the person who was killed in the fire was a female who lived in a second-story apartment. Her name and age has yet to be released.

All other occupants were able to make it out the building unharmed. The fire started around 5:30 a.m. and destroyed the entire third floor of one building.

Since the fire has been ruled arson, the woman's death has been ruled a homicide. Police have no suspects at this time.