Firefighters investigating arson on Carol Marie

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Firefighters are investigating an apartment fire that they believe was intentionally set.

Officials say around 10:45 p.m. they were called to a fire in the 600 block of Carol Marie. Residents say they smelled smoke and soon discovered that there was a fire around the back door of the apartment.

Firefighters managed to get the fire under control shortly after arriving and contained the fire to just the door frame and the surrounding wall.

No one was injured in the fire.

Investigators have determined that the cause of the fire is arson.

If you have any information about this fire you are urged to call the Baton Rouge Fire Investigators at 225-354-1419.

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