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Crews respond to early-morning house fire near Plank Road; home reported to be 'total loss'

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BATON ROUGE - Crews are investigating a fire that made a home a "total loss" early Tuesday morning that investigators believe to have been arson.

The fire was first reported to be happening on Brady Street off Plank Road shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday. The blaze was reportedly under control around 20 minutes later.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department said the home would be a total loss, but no injuries were reported. The BRFD said three people lived in the home.

Investigators believe the fire was intentionally started. 

This is a developing story.

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