UPDATE: KPLC 7 News has learned the identity of the victims. They are eighteen year olds Ashley Renee Cook and William Kyle Richard.
Fire officials say the cause of their deaths was because of exposure to carbon monoxide through smoke inhalation.
The cause of the fire may be the result of possible smoking material left unattended.
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Two people are dead after fire destroys a garage apartment in the Oak Park-Enterprise Boulevard area of Lake Charles.
Capt. Jeremy LeBlanc with the Lake Charles Fire Department says a call came into the Lake Charles Fire Department around 3:20 Monday morning.