Overnight blaze ruled arson
BATON ROUGE – Firefighters ruled an overnight fire at a vacant home as arson.
Firefighters arrived at the house on Georgia Street in Old South Baton Rouge just before two o’clock Sunday morning. Eighty-percent of the house was engulfed in flames, firefighters said in a news release about the blaze.
Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to neighboring homes.
There are no suspects in the case.
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