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Authorities looking for man who set fire to apartment on Facebook Live

1 week 6 days 6 hours ago Thursday, January 13 2022 Jan 13, 2022 January 13, 2022 6:10 PM January 13, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement is looking for a man who set fire to an apartment and streamed the crime live on social media.

Firefighters were called to the Melrose Apartments on Cezanne Avenue around 4 p.m. Thursday. The Baton Rouge Fire Department told WBRZ the person responsible was seen on video lighting a fire inside a closet.

The department said the fire was contained and only damaged some clothes in the apartment. 

Investigators say they're still searching for the man responsible.

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