Electrical issue likely cause of North 39th Street fire
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 people were home when the fire started, one of those suffered minor burns to his hands, but was not taken to the hospital.
North 39th Street was cluttered with fire trucks and hoses as firefighters worked to put the fire out.
We'll have more details about the ongoing BRFD investigation as they are released.
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