BRFD puts out fire in vacant apartment unit
BATON ROUGE - Firefighters put out a fire at a vacant unit in a Baton Rouge apartment complex Wednesday morning.
The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the fire in the 600 block of Sharp Lane just before 10:30 a.m., and they had it under control in under 20 minutes.
Fire investigators determined the fire started in the kitchen and spread to the dining area of the unoccupied unit. Some personal items belonging to a previous tenant were in the apartment and were destroyed as a result.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before it spread to other units, and no injuries were reported.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Flash flood watch issued, sandbags available for EBR residents
Church fundraiser nearly derailed after thief steals $10,000 barbecue pit
Residents in Ascension Parish subdivision concerned over gator sightings
One hurt in shooting on Topeka Street
Runners raise over $50K for wounded Baton Rouge deputies