63°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
83°
62°
0%
Thu
84°
66°
10%
Fri
85°
68°
40%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Pastor, sister arrested in connection with house fire

Related Story

ZACHARY - Investigators accused two people, including a pastor from the Ministry of Love church in East Baton Rouge Parish, of intentionally setting fire to a Zachary home this week.

Authorities arrested Bridgett Barnes-Steib in suspicion of arson today, in connection with a fire to the large home on Jacock Road Monday.

State Fire Marshal Butch Browning said investigators also questioned her sister, Lucille Barnes Brown, in connection with the fire. She later surrendered to arson charges.

The fire did $300,000 worth of damage to the home. Investigators said insurance on the property was increased before the fire.

 

Related Images

News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Not Available
63°
60°
Wed
Partly Cloudy
83°
62°
Thu
Mostly Cloudy
84°
66°
Fri
AM T-Storms
85°
68°
Sat
PM T-Storms
87°
60°