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Space heater causes house fire in Baton Rouge

3 years 3 months 1 week ago March 17, 2014 Mar 17, 2014 Monday, March 17 2014 March 17, 2014 2:08 PM in News
Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department
By: Brian Waldrep

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said combustibles placed too close to a portable heater were to blame for a house fire in Baton Rouge this morning.

The fire happened around 11 a.m. in the 2700 block of North Lark.

Firefighters said it started in the rear bedroom of the home, and was fully engulfed with flames when firefighters arrived. No one was hurt.

The Red Cross was called to help the resident of the home.

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