Fire Dept.: Arson at Baton Rouge apartment
BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department says arson is the suspected cause of an apartment fire on Saturday morning.
Fire fighters were called to the 11000 block of Sherwood Hollow at around 10:30 am.
Officials say the fire started in the downstairs bedroom. The fire destroyed the apartment and two other units sustained heavy smoke and water damage.
The fire department says the smoke was first noticed coming from the window of the bedroom by one of the occupants while across the street.
The case is still under investigation.
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