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Three displaced after lighting strike causes house fire on Stone Gate Drive

2 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Friday, July 21 2017 Jul 21, 2017 July 21, 2017 5:31 PM July 21, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Alicia Serrano

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. 

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