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Fire officials rule house fire on Kentucky Street arson

11 months 3 weeks 3 days ago Monday, March 02 2020 Mar 2, 2020 March 02, 2020 6:58 AM March 02, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

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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