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Vacant house fire caused by arson, says BRFD

1 month 5 days 10 hours ago Saturday, January 23 2021 Jan 23, 2021 January 23, 2021 4:22 PM January 23, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters worked to put out a house that was engulfed in flames early Saturday morning.

Around 1:40 a.m. the Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the 1500 block of Fig Street near Brooks Park in regards to a fire.

When officials arrived on scene they found a vacant house covered in flames. 

The cause of the fire was arson, according to BRFD.  

The fire was contained before it could damage any neighboring buildings.

Anyone with information about this fire is urged to contact Baton Rouge Fire Investigators at 225-354-1419 or Crime Stoppers.

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