Long-abandoned Blount Road home destroyed in fire
BATON ROUGE- Brownsfield Fire Department battled a large building fire on Blount Road Friday evening.
A house abandoned for decades was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived in the 4900 block of Blount near Plank Road shortly after 5:30 p.m. Brownsfield got assistance from Baker Fire Department, Central Fire Department and District Six Fire Department in fighting the blaze, authorities said.
Authorities say the property is a total loss.
The cause of the fire is being investigated. No one was injured.