Mother, five children escape Wells Street house fire
BATON ROUGE- A mother and her five children were able to escape an early morning house fire.
The fire was reported at 2:06 a.m. at a home in the 4000 block of Wells Street. Authorities say the fire started in an outside shed and spread to the house. The mother and her children were able to escape the fire unharmed.
The home received fire, heat and smoke damage. Red Cross was called to assist the family.
According to a release, the cause of the fire is undetermined and still under investigation.
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