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Pan of grease causes Prescott Rd. fire

3 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago June 23, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 Thursday, June 23 2016 June 23, 2016 5:30 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – Firefighters say a pan of grease left on a stove started a fire on Prescott Road in Baton Rouge Thursday.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department says the fire happened at 6124 Prescott Rd. around 3:46 p.m. Thursday. At the scene, firefighters found smoke coming from the home and a fire in the kitchen.

A spokesperson for BRFD says firefighters were able to contain the fire to the kitchen but the rest of the home received heavy smoke and water damage.

BRFD says the fire caused $25,000 in damages to the home. The Red Cross was called to the home to assist the family.

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