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One firefighter injured after hour-long, multi-department fight with Central house fire

1 month 2 weeks 6 days ago Friday, May 24 2024 May 24, 2024 May 24, 2024 12:56 PM May 24, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

CENTRAL — A Central house fire Thursday evening left one firefighter injured due to heat exhaustion, Central Fire said.

Multiple units were dispatched to a heavy structure fire on Lake Vista Drive around 5:30 p.m. Eventually, a second alarm was triggered and the Baton Rouge Fire Department and the East Side Fire Department responded to the scene as well.

Within an hour, the fire was under control and investigators worked to determine the fire's cause, Central Fire said. Investigators said the fire appears to have started in the home's garage.

The only injury reported was heat exhaustion sustained by a firefighter. He is expected to recover, Central Fire said.

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