Woman charged with arson in Tuesday house fire
BATON ROUGE - Authorities say they've arrested a woman accused of setting fire to a Baton Rouge home Tuesday.
The incident was reported on North 22nd Street around 12:41 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators say a fire was intentionally set to the back of the home. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before it could spread.
No injuries were reported.
A Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesperson said Tuesday afternoon that Lakeisha Louding, 36, was arrested over the fire. It's believed Louding used a flammable liquid to set fire to the back of the home.
She was booked on one count of aggravated arson.
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