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BRFD: vacant apartment fire was arson

5 months 1 week 5 days ago Monday, May 08 2017 May 8, 2017 May 08, 2017 5:58 AM May 08, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a vacant apartment fire at Serenity Apartments in the 1200 block of North Ardenwood Drive Sunday night.

Around 9:20 p.m., firefighters arrived on the scene to find smoke coming from the apartment.

The fire was contained to the room it started in, but the rest of the unit suffered $50,000 worth of smoke and water damage.

BRFD got the fire under control within ten minutes. Firefighters said the cause of the fire was arson. There is no suspect information available at this time.

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