Firefighters investigating late night vacant house fire on Sherwood Street
BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a vacant house fire in the 4000 block of Sherwood Street shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
The house was vacant due to the August flood. When firefighters arrived on scene, the blaze was coming out of the rear of the house. It was contained around 10:45 p.m.
The house received $20,000 worth of fire and smoke damage. BRFD said the fire was caused by arson. No suspect information has been released at this time.
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