House burns after neighbors report snooping person nearby
DENHAM SPRINGS- Fire investigators believe an arsonist lit a vacant house on fire Thursday evening.
Smoke and flames poured from the home on Hope Circle, off Lockhart Road. Viewer-video shows massive flames engulfing the structure.
Now, there is a search for the person who started the inferno.
About an hour before the fire, a neighbor filed a police report about a suspicious person snooping around the house.
An abandoned car parked under the carport was destroyed and investigators are looking at possible suspicious activity near the vehicle.
"They made a report earlier today that someone had actually broken into the car, and there were some burnt papers on the floor," said a firefighter. He added the windows were busted out of the car.
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