BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Firefighters say a man was killed in an early morning house fire. The fire happened at a home in the 1600 block of Braddock Street just before 6:00 am.
When firefighters arrived on the scene they found smoke coming from the front of the home. Once they were able to extinguish it and gain entry to the home, they found a man inside on the couch. The man was brought outside and CPR was performed but they were not able to revive him.
The victim has not yet been identified. Officials say he may have been between the ages of 30-35. He was not a resident of the house, and no one else was home to identify him.