Peerless St. house destroyed by fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Fire investigators say an early morning blaze Wednesday was the work of an arsonist.

Police were notified by someone passing by that the house at 5200 Peerless St. was on fire.

When firefighters arrived, the house was completely engulfed.

The building is considered a total loss.

The house was empty and had no electric service at the time of the fire.

No injuries were reported.

If you have any information on this fire, call Baton Rouge Fire Investigators at 354-1419.

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