Space heater to blame for Evangeline St. house fire
BATON ROUGE - Firefighters officials say a space heater is to blame for a morning fire in Baton Rouge.
Crews responded to a house fire in the 5600 block of Evaneline Street. At the scene, firefighters found a bedroom in the home on fire.
The blaze was quickly extinguished before it could spread to the rest of the home. Authorities say a space heater left unattended near "combustibles."
No one was home at the time of the fire.
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