Investigators determine house fire on Kentucky St. was arson

House on Kentucky St. catches fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Emergency crews were called out to a fire at a vacant house early Thursday morning.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported it happened on Kentucky Street off Washington Street in Baton Rouge around 4 a.m.

Curt Monte with BRFD said investigators have determined it to be arson.

He added the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene and the fire was so intense it damaged a house next to it.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call 354-1419.

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