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Arsonist sought after fire

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Posted: May 21, 2014 5:52 AM by Hunter Robinson
Updated: May 21, 2014 11:13 AM
Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department

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Topics: arson, fire, Baton Rouge, Terrace, investigation, occupant, tenant

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are looking for an arsonist after a Baton Rouge home went up in flames Tuesday night.

Firefighters were called to the fire in the 900 block of Terrace St. just before 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night.

It was reported by a police officer responding to an altercation. Fire officials believe a former occupant of the home was involved in the altercation and deliberately started the fire. No arrests have been made. The investigator is gathering additional information and trying to make contact with the possible suspect.

Anyone with information should contact fire investigators at 225-354-1410.

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