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Wayne Drive home decimated by arson fire

2 months 1 week 17 hours ago Tuesday, November 16 2021 Nov 16, 2021 November 16, 2021 4:02 AM November 16, 2021 in News
Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department

BATON ROUGE - After a north Baton Rouge home was found engulfed in flames early Tuesday morning, officials deemed the incident an act of arson.

It was shortly before 2 a.m. when first responders with the Baton Rouge Fire Department were called to the 3400 block of Wayne Drive, just off Winbourne Avenue, in response to a house fire.

Firefighters said when they arrived the home was, "fully engulfed in flames."

Working swiftly, they were able to contain the blaze before it could spread to neighboring homes and no one was injured during the incident. 

As a result of this act of arson, the home was a total loss; anyone with information regarding the fire is urged to call investigators at (225) 389-2050.

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