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One person brought to hospital after Underwood Drive house catches fire

3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago Tuesday, June 25 2024 Jun 25, 2024 June 25, 2024 3:35 PM June 25, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE — An Underwood Drive house off North Foster Drive caught fire midday Tuesday, Baton Rouge Fire said.

Firefighters were initially called to the home on a first-aid call for possible burns around 12:40 p.m., fire officials said. After the first unit arrived a few minutes later and found someone in the front yard with smoke coming out of the home, more units were dispatched.

EMS brought the injured person to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said. Baton Rouge Police and Entergy also responded to the scene. 

The cause of the fire, which was out by 12:53 p.m., is still under investigation. Baton Rouge Fire said that the fire caused $25,500 in damages. 

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