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Woman arrested for intentionally setting fire to Florida Boulevard car wash

5 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 April 02, 2020 10:53 AM April 02, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
Baton Rouge firefighters rushed to extinguish a Monday morning blaze that ripped through a car wash within the 3300 block of Florida Street. 

BATON ROUGE - Officials with Baton Rouge Police Department's Narcotics Division worked alongside investigators with the Baton Rouge Fire Department to locate and arrest a woman for intentionally setting a Florida Boulevard car wash on fire.

Authorities say Brandy Vinning was arrested Wednesday (April 1) for purposely setting a Circle K car wash ablaze, which resulted in $500,000 worth of damages. 

The fire broke out early Monday (March 30) morning, around 7 a.m. at a gas station on Florida Boulevard near the Acadian Thruway. 

Vinning was arrested on charges of simple arson and criminal trespass and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. 

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