Three displaced after lighting strike causes house fire on Stone Gate Drive
BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Fire Department confirmed that a lightning strike caused a house fire in the 14000 block of Stone Gate Drive.
Firefighters arrived to find the attic on fire of the two-story home. Crews were able to contain the fire to the attic after about 11 minutes on scene, BRFD says.
BRFD says the fire caused about $30,000 worth of damage to the house, which is valued at $200,000.
According to the fire department, three people are displaced as a result of the fire.
Red Cross was notified to assist the displaced individuals.