Investigators believe arson the cause of late night fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Firefighters believe arson is the cause of a house fire that took place late Saturday night.  The fire happened at a home in the 2000 block of 68th Avenue around 11:30 pm.

Firefighters arrived on the scene to find about 40% of the home engulfed in flames.  It is estimated that at least 70% of the home was destroyed before the fire was fully extinguished. The fire also damaged a car that was parked nearby.

Anyone with information on the fire is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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