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Vacant house fire on Mulberry Street determined to be arson

1 week 6 days 16 hours ago Saturday, June 29 2024 Jun 29, 2024 June 29, 2024 9:12 AM June 29, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A vacant house on Mulberry Street caught fire as a result of arson early Saturday morning, fire investigators say.

According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, the fire was first called in by 1:54 a.m. and firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and fire on the front of the home. A powerline burned as a result and fell into the backyard, preventing firefighters from access to the back of the structure.

The fire was contained by 2:28 a.m.

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