House catches fire on Rickwood Drive

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The cause of a house fire in Baton Rouge remains under investigation Thursday.

It sparked in the 8900 block of Rickwood Drive, which is off Staring Lane, before 5:30 a.m.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department said the dining room and kitchen were engulfed in flames when crews arrived. It is believed the fire started in the dining area.

Firefighters contained the fire to the dining room and kitchen, but the heavy smoke, heat and water damaged the rest of the home.

No injuries were reported.

The Red Cross is assisting the family.

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