BRFD investigates fire at credit counseling building

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Fire investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire at a credit counseling building Tuesday evening.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department said it happened at Finance First on College Drive near Corporate Boulevard around 7:30 p.m.

Robert Combs, spokesperson for BRFD, said investigators believe the fire started in a closet in one of the offices.

He added the flames caused damage to that office and the attic above. The rest of the building had significant heat, smoke and water damage.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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