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Arsonist sets fire to Perkins Road storage facility

3 months 1 week 6 days ago Friday, April 05 2024 Apr 5, 2024 April 05, 2024 10:12 AM April 05, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE — A storage facility at the corner of Perkins Road and Essen Lane was intentionally set on fire.

The back of the ClimaStor Self Storage location was damaged Thursday evening after a pallet caught fire and spread to the wall of the building. The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the fire at 5:10 p.m. and was quickly put out by 5:15 p.m. before it could spread inside the facility.

After the fire was out, firefighters reportedly noticed that the fire had started in multiple locations, leading investigators to conclude the fire was a result of arson. A suspect has not been identified.

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