BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Investigators are looking for a suspected arsonist and thief after a business was burglarized and set on fire early Tuesday morning.
It happened at "The Attic" on Murial Avenue in Baton Rouge just before 5 a.m.
The Baton Rouge Fire Department has ruled the fire as arson.
Investigators believe the thief set fire to a couch to cover up the crime.
Fire officials said the sprinkler system inside the business put out the fire, but caused about $5,000 in water damage.
The investigation is ongoing.