Fire officials rule house fire on Kentucky Street arson
BATON ROUGE- Fire crews are investigating a fire that was ruled arson at a vacant home near Highland Road.
The blaze was reported around 4 a.m. Monday morning at 1973 Kentucky Street. Once fire crews arrived on the scene, they found the house completely engulfed in flames. The flames reached the next-door home where three people were inside, but everyone escaped safely.
Fire officials say the vacant house received $30,000 dollars worth of damage making the building a total loss. The next door neighbors that were affected by the blaze were assisted by Red Cross.
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