Zachary FD works to put out house fire on Plank Road
ZACHARY - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies directed traffic on Plank Road, near Charlton Road, Monday afternoon as Zachary firefighters worked to put out a house fire.
Emergency crews were called to the scene around 3 p.m. Traffic on Plank Road was backed up in both directions as fire trucks lined both sides of the road near the scene.
Investigators later confirmed that the house was empty at the time of the fire. The house has had someone living in it for years, but it had no power or other utilities at the time, said investigators.
The cause of the fire remains undetermined at this time.
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