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Officials investigating fire at apartment complex off Old Hammond Highway Friday night

11 months 6 days 9 hours ago Saturday, June 24 2023 Jun 24, 2023 June 24, 2023 7:23 AM June 24, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Chris Langley

BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire at an apartment complex off Old Hammond Highway Friday night.

According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, the fire was reported at Cedarbrook Apartments on Boulevard De Province about 915 p.m.

Crews arrived to find heavy smoke and fire coming from the second floor of the two-story building. Crews were able to contain the fire and found no one in the apartments.

Ten total units responded to the call.

The Red Cross was contacted to help those displaced by the fire. Six people are living at the complex, but no one was home at the time it broke out.

Damage is estimated around $500,000.

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