Arson blamed for Christmas morning fire
BATON ROUGE – Firefighters investigated an arson that damaged a North Baton Rouge early Christmas morning.
Fires were set in multiple areas of the home on Ellerslie Drive, behind Memorial Stadium, the Baton Rouge Fire Department said in a news release. The blaze was reported around 12:18 a.m. Monday.
When the first fire crews arrived, a large blaze was radiating from the house.
There was heavy fire and smoke damage.
The fire department reported no injuries.
It wasn't immediately clear if the home was occupied.
Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Veteran Affairs to hold LA Gold Star dedication ceremony
Agency says two-headed snake may go to educational facility
Body located in Mississippi River near downtown area
Secretary of State urging residents to the polls with La. Voter Registration...
Bridge crash jams morning traffic in Baton Rouge