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Cause of Sheldon Drive house fire under investigation

1 year 4 months 4 weeks ago Sunday, July 07 2019 Jul 7, 2019 July 07, 2019 1:47 PM July 07, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are investigating the cause of a Sunday afternoon house fire on Sheldon Drive near Choctaw Drive.

Fire crews believe the fire begin in the rear room of the house near an A/C unit. BRFD says the blaze quickly spread to other parts of the house including the attic causing the roof to collapse. The fire also spread to a truck and the house next door. No one was injured in the blaze.

The home where the fire started received $45,000 worth of damages. The home next door received $35,000 worth of damages.

Red Cross was called to assist both families.

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