Firefighter hurt in furniture store blaze along Plank Road
BATON ROUGE - A fire that raged at a business for hours Thursday left a firefighter hurt.
The Baton Rouge Fire Department arrived to the scene at In and Out Furniture around noon. The fire was burning around the rear loading area of the three-story furniture store, which was full of inventory.
According to firefighters, burned furniture was removed from the building as the fire was being put out. The store is now dealing with a $4 million dollar loss of inventory.
The department said a firefighter needed treatment for second-degree steam burns after responding to the fire.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Anyone with further information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 225-354-1419.