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House fire on Jefferson Ave. ruled as arson, officials investigating

1 month 1 day 13 hours ago Wednesday, September 18 2019 Sep 18, 2019 September 18, 2019 5:01 AM September 18, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Fire officials say an overnight house fire has been ruled as arson.

The fire was reported around 2 a.m. at a home on Jefferson Avenue near N. 48th Street. Firefighters arrived at the scene to find flames coming from the vacant home.

Around 2:14 a.m., the fire was considered under control.  The home received heavy fire and smoke damage.

Anyone with information about the fire can call Baton Rouge Fire Department Investigators at 225-354-1419.

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