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  • Crews battle house fire on Marylin Drive

    May 18, 2017 9:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews extinguished a fire at a home on Marylin Drive Thursday evening. Officials have released few details on the fire or the extent of the damage. This is a developing story. Check back for details. more »
  • Family says 2 adults, 5 children died in Ohio house fire

    May 15, 2017 8:46 PM

    AKRON, Ohio - Family members say a couple and their five children died in early morning house fire in Akron. Relatives identified the victims as 35-year-old Dennis Huggins, 38-year-old Angela Boggs, 14-year-old Jered Boggs, 6-year-old Daisia Huggins, 5-year-old Kyle Huggins, 3-year-old Alivia Huggins and 11-month-old Cameron Huggins. Firefighters found the... more »
  • Three transported to hospital after early morning Plaquemine house fire

    April 8, 2017 11:12 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Three people were transported to local hospitals after a reported house fire on Patureau Lane Saturday morning. According to authorities, the fire started sometime before 5:30 a.m. in the 25000 block of Patureau Lane. The fire was reported under control around 8:30 a.m., according to the... more »
  • Crews fight fire behind Frostop on France Street Play Video

    April 5, 2017 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters responded to a building on fire behind the Frostop on France Street Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported around 5 p.m. in the 400 block of France Street. There is currently no word any injuries or the extent of the damage. A WBRZ News... more »
  • BRFD: Vacant house fire determined to be arson

    April 2, 2017 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A vacant house fire that took place on Missouri Street was determined to be caused by arson, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department. According to BRFD, firefighters were called to the 2100 block of Missouri Street at 4:49 a.m. Sunday morning. Firefighters arrived at... more »
  • Vacant house damaged by arson

    March 29, 2017 8:42 PM

    BAKER - Baton Rouge Firefighters have determined arson to be the cause of a fire that caused thousands of dollars in damage to a vacant home. According to Baton Rouge Fire Department officials, firefighters responded to the house fire in the 200 block of E. Jefferson St. around 6:30... more »
  • Arson to blame for Spanish Town Road fire Play Video

    March 23, 2017 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRFD officials say arson is to blame for a fire at a vacant home on Spanish Town Road. Crews responded to the fire in the 1800 block of Spanish Town Road near North 18th Street around 8:00 p.m. Firefighters say they arrived on scene to... more »
  • Crews respond to house fire on Montrachet Drive

    March 23, 2017 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 10000 block of Montrachet Drive on Thursday afternoon. According to the St. George Fire Department, the fire was an accidental cooking fire. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the kitchen. There are no reported injuries.... more »
  • 80-year-old woman dead in large house fire near Zachary

    March 21, 2017 11:40 AM

    ZACHARY – Firefighters say one woman has died after a large house fire on Samuels Road near Zachary Tuesday morning. The home is located in the 21000 block of Samuels Road. Zachary Fire Department officials contacted the State Fire Marshal's Office while working the fire. Family members and neighbors... more »
  • Mother, 4 children die in Massachusetts blaze

    March 4, 2017 3:55 PM

    WARWICK, Mass. - Officials say a mother and four children were killed when flames swept through their home in the small Massachusetts town of Warwick. Two other members of the family escaped the fire, which broke in the single-family home around 12:45 a.m. Saturday. The names of the victims were... more »
  • Firefighters investigating house fire on Perimeter Drive

    February 23, 2017 9:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Firefighters are currently responding to house fire on Perimeter Drive in Baton Rouge Thursday morning. The fire happened after 8 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Caprice Drive. A WBRZ News 2 crew is en route to the location. This is a developing story.... more »
  • Vacant house fire on Evangeline Street caused by arson

    February 16, 2017 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a vacant house fire that was caused by arson on Evangeline Street Thursday afternoon. The fire occurred around 3 p.m. in the 6400 block of Evangeline Street. BRFD firefighters arrived on scene to find fire coming form the front... more »
  • Lightning strike causes house fire on Rabbit Run Drive

    February 7, 2017 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A lightning strike caused a house fire on Rabbit Run Drive on Tuesday as severe storms and tornadoes impacted the area. According to the St. George Fire Department, the lightning strike hit the home's chimney and caused a fire in the attic. There are no... more »
  • Video shows roaring fire, firefighters battling morning blaze Play Video

    January 28, 2017 10:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Numerous fire departments helped each other work an early morning fire that consumed a home in northeast Baton Rouge Saturday. The District Six Fire Department originally responded to the blaze on Prescott Road around 6:45 a.m.. Firefighters arrived to flames bursting out the roof of the... more »
  • House fire on Buckeye Drive caused by lint in laundry's dryer

    January 27, 2017 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 6000 block of Buckeye Drive Friday morning. Firefighters arrived on scene to find smoke coming from the home's laundry room. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, the fire was caused by lint accumulated in the dryer's vent.... more »
  • French Settlement flood victim's home destroyed in fire Play Video

    January 26, 2017 8:16 PM

    WALKER - Firefighters are still working to figure out what sparked a house fire in rural Livingston Parish Thursday night. The home burned completely to the ground. The intense flames damaged a second home too. People who live along Aydell Lane told our Brett Buffington homes in the... more »
  • Coroner identifies 3 dead after shooting, fire

    January 9, 2017 8:57 PM

    MOREHEAD, Ky. - Authorities allege a man killed his mother and his girlfriend, then opened fire on deputies who responded to his rural Kentucky home. The man is then believed to have set his own home on fire before turning his gun on himself. The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said... more »
  • Home flooded in August struck by lightning and burned Tuesday Play Video

    December 13, 2016 6:18 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – A family working to rebuild their life now has another disaster to deal with after their home was struck by lightning and caught on fire Tuesday. Firefighters had to do CPR on one of the family's dogs. The pet survived. Fire crews were dispatched to... more »
  • 3 children die in fatal house fire in Attala County

    December 10, 2016 12:31 PM

    KOSCIUSKO, Miss. - Attala County Coroner Sam Bell has confirmed that three children were killed in a house fire overnight. Bell tells WLBT-TV that authorities were called to the scene about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Further details, including the children's ages and what might have caused the fire, were not immediately... more »
  • Thursday night house fire on Parkview started from fire place Play Video

    December 8, 2016 10:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire crews had to deal with a difficult blaze that engulfed a home in the Broadmoor area Thursday night. Everyone escaped the fire in the 9500 block of North Parkview Drive. Firefighters found flames shooting from the roof when they arrived just after 8:30.According to the... more »
  • Cause of house fire that killed 3-year-old in St. Helena under investigation

    December 5, 2016 4:10 PM

    GREENSBURG – State Fire Marshals are investigating a fire that claimed the life of a 3-year-old on Friday . The fire was reported around 2 p.m. on Friday in the 2800 block of Otis and Willie Matthews Road in Greensburg. Upon arriving to the scene, firefighters found the home... more »
  • House fire started after man drove into gas meter

    October 5, 2016 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a house fire on Wednesday morning that was started after a man ran into a gas meter. The fire was deemed accidental after the homeowner left for work in his truck and ran forward into a gas meter on... more »
  • Woman arrested after confessing to starting house fire

    September 26, 2016 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police arrested a woman after she confessed to setting a home on fire. On Thursday around 10:30 a.m. a house fire was reported in the 700 block of East Buchanan Street. The fire was processed by investigators and the cause was determined to be arson. According... more »
  • Morning house fire on Greenway Drive under investigation

    September 4, 2016 11:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a house fire that occurred on Greenway Drive early Saturday morning. The house, located in the 3400 block of Greenway, was under construction due to the recent flooding. Firefighters arrived on the scene around 2 a.m. to find fire... more »
  • BRFD investigating house fires on Matilda

    September 1, 2016 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire crews are looking for clues on what started a vacant house fire that led to multiple house fires on Matilda Street near South 17th Street Thursday morning. Multiple fire units responded to the call of a house fire on the 1600 block of Matilda around... more »
  • BRFD responded to early morning house fire on Shelley Street

    August 1, 2016 4:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators believe arson is the cause of a fire on an empty house at the 4300 block of Shelley Street Monday morning. According to BRFD, people were seen entering the vacant home Sunday evening. Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the call shortly after... more »
  • BRFD investigating house fire on Wilmot and Elm

    July 5, 2016 6:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Seven people escaped an early morning house fire that happened on Wilmot Street and Elm Drive. The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the call just before 5 a.m. and got the fire under control by 6. According to a BRFD spokesman, the fire started in... more »
  • House fire on Wenonah caused by arson, BRFD says

    June 6, 2016 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A house fire caused by arson occurred Monday afternoon in the 2700 block of Wenonah Street. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, firefighters arrived on the scene to find a vacant house engulfed in flames. According to BRFD, seven units were used to bring the fire under... more »
  • Cause of Fairwood Drive house fire undetermined

    May 17, 2016 11:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters are working to determine the cause of a fire at a residence in the 3900 block of Fairwood Drive early Tuesday afternoon. The Baton Rouge Fire Department was on the scene just before 2:30 p.m. and had the fire under control in a little more... more »
  • Good Samaritan alerts family that house was on fire

    May 9, 2016 1:34 PM

    NATALBANY- A family is safe after a Good Samaritan alerted them that their home was on fire on LA 1064 West on Sunday morning. Natalbany Volunteer Fire responded to the fire around 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning where three people were inside of the home. The three inside were able to... more »
  • BRFD: Morning house fire on Balboa Drive

    April 25, 2016 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters say a pot left on the stove was behind a fire in 9600 block of Balboa Drive Monday morning. BRFD reports they were on the scene at around 7:50 a.m. to find the fire in the kitchen. Investigators say the fire burned around the stove before... more »
  • BRFD responded to house fire on Keokuk Drive

    April 25, 2016 6:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to an early morning house fire just before 4 a.m. on Keokuk Drive. According to the fire department, firefighters arrived at the scene and saw fire coming from the rear window of the home. Fire crews got the fire under... more »
  • Authorities respond to house fire on Kentucky Street Friday afternoon

    April 8, 2016 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Fire Department has responded to a house fire in the 2000 block of Kentucky Street. The house is located near the corner the corner of Kentucky and East Harrison streets Friday afternoon. A call about the fire was received at 3:11 p.m. Firefighters are currently... more »
  • Winnsboro house fire kills father and sons, leaves 3 others injured

    March 24, 2016 12:04 PM

    WINNSBORO - The Louisiana State Fire Marshal investigators are currently on the scene of a fire that killed a father and his sons in an early morning fire in Winnsboro. Three others were seriously injured in the fire, according to the State Fire Marshal. Investigators responded to a call around... more »
  • BRFD: Accidental house fire on Bon Crest Avenue on Wednesday morning

    March 23, 2016 1:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a house fire Wednesday morning on Bon Crest Avenue. According to the department, the cause of the house fire was accidental. When firefighters arrived at the scene, the fire was coming from the roof of the house. According to... more »
  • Dogs rescued from burning house by St. George FD

    March 5, 2016 12:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The St. George Fire Department says firefighters rescued a pair of family pets while extinguishing a blaze that started at a house in the 16100 block of Batavia Avenue Friday night. A neighbor reported seeing smoke coming from attic vents, and firefighters were on the scene... more »
  • 2 dead, 1 injured in overnight house fire Play Video

    March 4, 2016 3:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Two people were killed and one was injured in an overnight house fire in Baton Rouge. Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 1600 block of N. 38th Street near Gus Young around 1:30 a.m. Friday morning. Two people were found dead at the scene. One... more »
  • Crews respond to 3 fires overnight in Baton Rouge

    February 25, 2016 5:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities have responded to three fires throughout the Baton Rouge area since Wednesday night. The first fire broke out around 10 p.m. in the 1300 block of Oleander Street. A spokesperson for the Baton Rouge Fire Department says the blaze was determined an arson fire and is being... more »
  • Electrical issue likely cause of North 39th Street fire

    February 12, 2016 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters were on the scene of a house fire on North 39th Street just after noon Friday. Investigators say it appears the fire was sparked by an electrical issue inside the home, but the cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time. Two... more »
  • Neighbor arms herself with garden hose to help fight B.R. house fire Play Video

    February 8, 2016 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A conscientious neighbor armed herself with a garden hose and took on the role of self-appointed honorary firefighter early Monday evening at the scene of a fire on Aldrich Drive. Neighbors saw the house on fire, and that’s when one helpful resident took it upon herself... more »
  • Overloaded power cord cause of 79th Street house fire

    January 29, 2016 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators say a Friday afternoon house fire in the 1600 block of 79th Avenue was caused by an overloaded power cord. The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the scene just before 2 p.m., and the fire was under control within 10 minutes. Firefighters... more »
  • BRFD investigating arson case on Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive

    January 22, 2016 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters are calling an early Friday morning house fire in the 1400 block of Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive a case of arson. BRFD said they responded to the fire just after 3 a.m., and they had it under control but 3:42 a.m. Investigators said the... more »
  • House destroyed by extension cord fire

    January 17, 2016 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said a Baton Rouge home was destroyed in an electrical fire which broke out Sunday afternoon. Mark Miles with the Baton Rouge Fire Department said the fire at 4816 Gus Young started just after 3 p.m. BRFD crews said when they arrived smoke was pouring... more »
  • Sheriff: 34 pet cats die in upstate New York shed fire

    December 26, 2015 6:16 PM

    PORTER - Nearly three dozen pet cats housed in an upstate New York shed have died in a fire. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says the 34 cats were discovered by firefighters responding to a blaze Saturday morning. It's unclear what sparked the fire. Fire marshals are investigating. Officials haven't... more »
  • Zachary FD works to put out house fire on Plank Road

    December 21, 2015 4:47 PM

    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... more »
  • Investigative Unit uncovers questions about apartment where deadly fire happened Play Video

    December 8, 2015 9:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Code violations and questions about the proper classification of an apartment complex being rented to a group home are issues that are now overshadowed by a deadly fire Tuesday. Before sunrise, an apartment building in the 600 block of N. Donmoor caught on fire. A man... more »
  • River Road house fire prompts arson investigation by St. George FD

    December 7, 2015 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities say a house fire that happened on River Road early Sunday morning was suspicious in nature, and they’re now investigating what they say is a potential case of arson. Units from the St. George Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 10400... more »
  • Smoking in bed cause of house fire that killed Port Barre woman

    November 24, 2015 5:03 PM

    PORT BARRE - The State Fire Marshal’s Office says a Port Barre woman died during a house fire that was started while she was smoking in bed Tuesday morning. Firefighters from the St. Landry Parish Fire District #2 were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Bellanise... more »
  • Investigators seeking leads in Baton Rouge Arson

    November 14, 2015 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Arson investigators suspect foul play was involved with a vacant house fire in Baton Rouge Saturday. The Baton Rouge Fire Department said firefighters arrived at the scene on St. Katherine Street in Baton Rouge Saturday night to find a vacant house engulfed in flames. First... more »
  • Narcotics agents on scene of Denham Springs house fire

    November 12, 2015 3:04 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Four people were taken to the hospital and narcotics agents from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office are on the scene after a house in Denham Springs caught on fire early Thursday afternoon. Just before 2 p.m., agents were going through the house on Wonderland Drive in... more »
  • Investigators call Maryland Street house fire arson

    October 2, 2015 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators have determined that a fire at a vacant house in the 2200 block of Maryland Street was caused by arson. Firefighters said they responded to the scene of the fire just before 5 a.m. Friday, and they had it under control within 20 minutes of... more »
  • Funerals set for 3 killed in Eunice weekend murder-suicide

    September 29, 2015 6:00 PM

    EUNICE - Funeral arrangements have been announced for the woman and her two daughters killed in a weekend murder-suicide in Eunice. The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office says the girls' mother, 39-year-old Carla Watford, shot her daughters, 16-year-old Julia Watford and 9-year-old Jayia Watford, and then started a fire... more »
  • Gonzales arson leaves one suspect dead, second suspect clinging to life Play Video

    August 18, 2015 4:28 PM

    GONZALES - Investigators in Ascension Parish say one suspect is dead and another is clinging to life following an act of recent arson that destroyed a Gonzales home. On the night of Friday, Aug. 14, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a fire at a residence on Tom... more »
  • Fire that destroyed Taft St. home declared arson

    August 14, 2015 11:26 AM

    B ATON ROUGE - Firefighters say arson is the cause of a house fire that burned a Baton Rouge residence to the ground early Friday morning. The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a home located at 2358 Taft St. just before midnight Thursday to find the house fully... more »
  • Firefighters attribute Paige St. fire to overloaded extension cord

    August 3, 2015 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters say a fire that caused minor smoke damage to a home in the 4000 block of Paige St. was caused by an overloaded extension cord. The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the scene in the noon hour of Monday to find a pile of... more »
  • Firefighters investigate a house fire on Sherwood St.

    July 15, 2015 11:08 PM

    The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a house fire at 29714 Sherwood St. The owners were in the house when the fire started.They said they heard a noise that sounded like fireworks. Later that night someone knocked on their door to tell them their back porch was on... more »
  • House fire kills Opelousas man, injures 2 first responders

    June 5, 2015 12:28 PM

    OPELOUSAS - Authorities say 54-year-old man has died in a house fire near Opelousas. State Fire Marshal investigators are still looking into the cause. Firefighters responded to the fire Thursday night. Officials say the body of Curtis Iles was found in the hallway outside of his bedroom,... more »
  • Lightning strike blamed for house fire

    April 27, 2015 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters report a fire that destroyed a home in Baton Rouge Monday morning was caused by a lightning strike accompanying severe storms that moved through the region. The Baton Rouge Fire Department received the call just before 9:30 a.m. as high winds, heavy rains and lightning... more »
  • Arson blamed for fire at vacant home

    March 28, 2015 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A vacant house is completely destroyed after firefighters say an arsonist lit a house on fire early Saturday morning. The fire broke out around 1 a.m. at a house located on 4000 Mayan St. Fire officials say the property was completely engulfed in flames by... more »
  • Charges for a mom after kids died in a fire

    February 25, 2015 7:46 PM

    EATON, OHIO- A mom faces charges after she left her kids home alone and the house burned to the ground, killing the ten and nine-year-olds. Chastity Hall faces child-endangerment charges and is in jail on $50,000 bail. Authorities contend they had been to the home before, since her son... more »
  • Baton Rouge house fire ruled accidental

    February 17, 2015 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A child playing too close to a space heater with some paper is to blame for a house fire in Baton Rouge. It happened around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2600 block of Lobelia. The paper caught on fire, causing it to spread through the... more »
  • Deadly house fire in Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 6, 2015 10:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said a house fire reported in Baton Rouge has taken the life of at least one person. Investigators said they're looking into the cause of the fire at a home on Park Drive, off of Florida Boulevard. The fire was reported around 9:40 a.m.... more »
  • House caught on fire due to electrical malfunction

    January 25, 2015 8:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An electrical malfunction is to blame for a house fire in Baton Rouge where a family of four lived. It happened Sunday evening around 5 in the in the 5000 block of Frey St. just north of an apartment fire that started two minutes earlier. Fire... more »
  • Fast response from firefighters saves Linwood St. home

    January 12, 2015 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Rapid response from the Baton Rouge Fire Department saved most of a home Monday morning as firefighters contained a fire in just over 10 minutes. A BRFD spokesperson said firefighters arrived at the scene on Linwood Street near Seneca Street shortly after 10 a.m. to find... more »
  • Man tried to save uncle from deadly house fire Play Video

    January 7, 2015 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man says he tried to save his uncle from a fire in Baton Rouge, but the smoke was too thick to enter the home. The Baton Rouge Fire Department says 58-year-old Vernon Mack died just before midnight Tuesday on Stearnes Street near Plank Road. The... more »
  • Chimney fire burns house on Christmas morning

    December 25, 2014 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters were able to control a fire that burned up a chimney and into the attic of a home on Camellia Avenue in the Garden District Thursday. The family said they had a party Wednesday night and watched the fire burn out but awoke to flames... more »
  • Woman accused of burning BF's clothes, house

    December 12, 2014 10:15 AM

    BAYOU VISTA - Authorities say a 29-year-old Bayou Vista woman has been booked with simple arson after she set her boyfriend's clothes on fire in her home. St. Mary Parish sheriff's Lt. Sennet Wiggins says Robyn Blanc was booked Thursday with simple arson. Wiggins told The Daily Review Blanc did... more »
  • Tangipahoa Parish man dies in house fire

    December 10, 2014 12:27 PM

    ROSELAND - The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating a fatal house fire in the Tangipahoa Parish community of Roseland. Officials say when firefighters from the Roseland Volunteer Fire Department and the Amite Fire Department arrived at the scene around 4 a.m. Wednesday they found flames coming from two sides... more »
  • Fire: One dead in morning house fire

    December 6, 2014 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge fire officials say a man was killed in a house fire Saturday morning. The single family house on Braddock Street near Howard Street caught fire at around 6 a.m. Officials say a man between 30 and 35 years old was found passed out... more »
  • Burned homeless sanctuary had code violations Play Video

    November 19, 2014 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A fire that tore through a house on Plank Rd. Monday revealed fire code violations and forced even more people out of other homes. "The law is very clear," Fire Marshal Butch Browning said. Investigators found the two-story home was not properly permitted as commercial... more »
  • Early morning fire ruled arson

    November 13, 2014 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators said a fire this morning at a vacant house in Baton Rouge was intentionally set. The fire happened around 4:20 a.m. at a vacant home at 491 Tusacloosa Avenue. Firefighters said the home was fully engulfed when they arrived. The fire was so intense... more »
  • Family says electrical fire caused child's death

    November 9, 2014 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of a 2-year-old killed in a house fire is asking for help covering their expenses. Marques Veals, 2, was found dead in the burned home on the 5300 block of Paige street. Family members say it was an electrical fire.Fire officials say the fire... more »
  • BRFD: Cause of fire where child died unknown Play Video

    November 7, 2014 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said they're still trying to find out what started the fire that killed a 2-year-old boy in Baton Rouge this morning. Family members said Marques Veals was found dead in the burned home on 5322 Paige Street after the fire was extinguished. Firefighters said... more »

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