Man loses life in BR house fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man has died, according to the Central fire detectives, after an early evening fire at a house occurred in Baton Rouge.

It happened at around 8:00 p.m. AT 7624 Greenwell Street.

The victim's name has not yet been released, but he was treated on the scene before being taken to the hospital. According to first responders, the victim later died.

Fire fighters battled to tame the blaze while searching the house for other victims; no other deaths or injuries have been reported.

We will keep you updated as new information arises.

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