The Islamic State militant group released a video Tuesday that it claimed shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
Fire investigators said they
have not yet figured out what caused a fire at a vacant home early Friday
The Baton Rouge Fire
Department reported it happened on Bawell Street around 4:25 a.m. Bawell is
located between South Acadian Thruway and College Drive, just north of I-10.
Mark Miles with BRFD said
firefighters arrived on the scene to find flames shooting out the back of the
house. He added the kitchen area burned and the flames reached the attic above
Officials said the rest of
the house had water and heavy smoke damage.
The cause of the fire
remains under investigation.
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