Fire burns through roof and side of apartment

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Fire investigators have not yet determined what caused a blaze that sent flames shooting through the roof and side of an apartment unit early Monday morning.

The St. George Fire Protection District reported the apartment fire happened in the 5000 block of Blair Lane around 4:20 a.m.

Firefighters said when they arrived on the scene they could see fire and heavy smoke coming from the roof and side of the apartment.

No injuries were reported.

The American Red Cross responded to assist the family.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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