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Fire investigators believe someone intentionally set house on fire with people sleeping inside

Source: Robert Hollins/WAFB Source: Robert Hollins/WAFB
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Investigators are trying to find an arsonist after they said it looked like someone threw an accelerant through the window of a home with three people sleeping inside.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported it happened on Avenue L around 4:30 a.m.

Mark Miles with BRFD said the homeowners were awakened by the sound of glass breaking and then found a fire in the front room of the house.

Firefighters reported a small fire in the front room when they arrived on the scene. They were able to quickly put it out and investigators were called in to examine the scene.

Miles added the house had a little fire and smoke damage. The Red Cross responded to help the family.

Anyone with information about the fire is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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